Sunday, January 26, 2014

Amartya Sen on "Poverty and the Tolerance of the Intolerable"

On January 22, 2014, Professor Amartya Sen gave a lecture on poverty at the London School of Economics:

"Poverty and the Tolerance of the Intolerable".

A podcast is available here (85 minutes).

The event was organized by Prospect Magazine and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Amartya Sen is the Lamont University Professor at Harvard University. He is the author of "The Idea of Justice" (Harvard University Press, 2009)  and co-author (with Jean Drèze) of "An Uncertain Glory: India and its Contradictions" (Princeton University Press, 2013).

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