While I am interested both in economics and in philosophy, the union of my interests in the two fields far exceeds their intersection.
Reasoning is a robust source of hope in a world darkened by murky deeds.
Cricket is the greatest game that the wit of man has yet devised.- Sir Pelham Warner
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The struggle of the male to learn to listen to and respect his own intuitive, inner prompt...- Herb Goldberg
Each generation of the church in each setting has the responsibility of communicating the ...- Francis Schaeffer
Each had defended his own country; the Germans Germany, the Frenchmen France; they had don...- Ernst Toller
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|Birth:||3rd November, 1933|
Amartya Kumar Sen was born in Santiniketan, West Bengal, India. He is an Indian economist who since 1972 has taught and worked in the United Kingdom and the United States. He has made contributions to welfare economics, social choice theory, economic and social justice, economic theories of famines, and indexes of the measure of well-being of citizens of developing countries. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1998 for his work in welfare economics. He is currently the Thomas W. Lamont University Professor and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University. He is also a senior fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows, distinguished fellow of All Souls College, Oxford and a Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, where he previously served as Master from 1998 to 2004. He earned a First Class First in his B.A. (Honours) in Economics. The same year, 1953, he moved to Trinity College, Cambridge, where he earned a First Class MA (Honours) in 1956. After Sen completed his Tripos examination and enrolled for a PhD in Economics at Trinity College, Cambridge, he returned to India on a two-year leave.
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