Amartya Sen
Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen is the Lamont University Professor at Harvard and the winner of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics. An excerpt from his most recent book, Identity and Violence, appeared in Slate in March.

Dialogues
May 5 2006 11:52 PMAmericans Must Learn More About Real World History
Dialogues
May 3 2006 3:07 PMWas World War II a "Clash of Nationalities"?
Dialogues
May 4 2006 5:13 PMUnderstanding Violence in the World
Politics
March 29 2006 6:02 AMWhat Clash of Civilizations?Why religious identity isn't destiny.
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