Amartya Sen is Lamont University Professor at Harvard University. He is affiliated with the Departments of Economics and Philosophy.
Foreword: John M. Letiche.
1. Economic Behaviour and Moral Sentiments.
Achievements and Weakness.
Economic Behaviour and Rationality.
Rationality as Consistency.
Self-interest and Rational Behaviour.
Adam Smith and Self-interest.
2. Economic Judgements and Moral Philosophy.
Interpersonal Comparisons of Utility.
Pareto Optimality and Economic Efficiency.
Utility, Pareto Optimality and Welfarism.
Well-being and Agency.
Valuing and Value.
Agency and Well-being: Distinction and Interdependence.
Utility and Well-being.
Achievements, Freedom and Rights.
Self-interest and Welfare Economics.
Rights and Freedom.
3. Freedom and Consequences.
Well-being, Agency and Freedom.
Plurality and Evaluation.
Incompletenes and Overcompleteness.
Conflicts and Impasse.
Rights and Consequence.
Consequential Assessment and Deontology.
Ethics and Economics.
Welfare, Goals and Choices.
Conduct, Ethics and Economics.