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Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny (Issues of Our Time)

Social science


by
Amartya Sen

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 833 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

“One of the few world intellectuals on whom we may rely to make sense out of our existential confusion.”-Nadine GordimerIn this sweeping philosophical work, Amartya Sen proposes that the murderous violence that has riven our society is driven as much by confusion as by inescapable hatred. Challenging the reductionist division of people by race, religion, and class, Sen presents an inspiring vision of a world that can be made to move toward peace as firmly as it has spiraled in recent years toward brutality and war.

“One of the few world intellectuals on whom we may rely to make sense out of our existential confusion.”-Nadine GordimerIn this sweeping philosophical work, Amartya Sen proposes that the murderous violence that has riven our society is driven as much by confusion as by inescapable hatred. Challenging the reductionist division of people by race, religion, and class, Sen presents an inspiring vision of a world that can be made to move toward peace as firmly as it has… (more)

“One of the few world intellectuals on whom we may rely to make sense out of our existential confusion.”-Nadine GordimerIn this sweeping philosophical work, Amartya Sen proposes that the murderous violence that has riven our society is driven as much by confusion as by inescapable hatred. Challenging the reductionist division of people by race, religion, and class, Sen presents an inspiring vision of a world that can be made to move toward peace as firmly as it has spiraled in recent years toward brutality and war.

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