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Rationality and Freedom

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$34.00 • £27.95 • €30.50

ISBN 9780674013513

Publication Date: 03/30/2004

Short

752 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 line illustrations

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • I. General Introductions
    • 1. Introduction: Rationality and Freedom
    • 2. The Possibility of Social Choice
  • II. Rationality: Form and Substance
    • 3. Internal Consistency of Choice
    • 4. Maximization and the Act of Choice
    • 5. Goals, Commitment, and Identity
    • 6. Rationality and Uncertainty
    • 7. Non-Binary Choice and Preference
  • III. Rationality and Social Choice
    • 8. Rationality and Social Choice
    • 9. Individual Preference as the Basis of Social Choice
    • 10. Social Choice and Justice
    • 11. Information and Invariance in Normative Choice
  • IV. Liberty and Social Choice
    • 12. Liberty and Social Choice
    • 13. Minimal Liberty
    • 14. Rights: Formulation and Consequences
  • V. Perspectives and Policies
    • 15. Positional Objectivity
    • 16. On the Darwinian View of Progress
    • 17. Markets and Freedoms
    • 18. Environmental Evaluation and Social Choice
    • 19. The Discipline of Cost–Benefit Analysis
  • VI. Freedom and Social Choice: The Arrow Lectures Introductory Remarks
    • 20. Opportunities and Freedoms
    • 21. Processes, Liberty and Rights
    • 22. Freedom and the Evaluation of Opportunity
  • Name Index
  • Subject Index

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  • Amartya Sen Is Winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics
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