Amartya Sen has written many books, including Development as Freedom and The Argumentative Indian. He won the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics. A professor at Harvard University, he lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and Cambridge, England.
"Sen is now Asia's preeminent philosopher of freedom. . . . This is
an indispensable book." -- Anwar Ibrahim, former deputy prime
minister of Malaysia
"Amartya Sen brings to our generation a new and modern vision of how to obtain peace." -- George Akerlof, Nobel Laureate in Economics
"Amartya Sen, one of the world's great thinkers, tells us how to go about building a more peaceful world. I hope the book will be read by all." -- Ted Turner