Amartya Sen: Reflections on Theory in the Social Sciences

Amartya Sen - Conversations with History

Amartya Sen, Nobel Laureate.


Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen, Lamont University Professor, Harvard University, for a discussion of the interplay of economic theory and political philosophy in his work on public choice, development, and freedom. Sen recalls his own intellectual odyssey, commenting on some of the factors that shaped his thinking.

KEYWORDS: Nobel Laureates, India, Berkeley Graduate Lecturers. 

Amartya Sen
Publication date: 
March 3, 2005
Publication type: 
Conversations with History