Amartya Sen on Society - Dictionary of Arguments
Brocker I 892
Society/Sen: Not individual private law subjects existing for themselves constitute society by negotiating a social contract that promotes their respective interests separately from each other. The opposite is true: subjects find their personal identity through - always controversial - social roles as well as a political deliberation that adjusts the same in each case; only in the course of this, i.e. only in and through society, do they determine their private interests. In public space and in the debate about the political generality
Brocker I 893
the private-individual is constituted.(1) In short: "Individual freedom is essentially a social creation".(2) >Freedom/Sen.
1. Amartya Sen, Ökonomie für den Menschen. Wege zu Gerechtigkeit und Solidarität in der Marktwirtschaft, München 2000, p. 44
Claus Dierksmeier, „Amartya Sen, Ökonomie für den Menschen (1999)“ in: Manfred Brocker (Hg.) Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert. Frankfurt/M. 2018_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Collective Choice and Social Welfare: Expanded Edition London 2017
Geschichte des politischen Denkens. Das 20. Jahrhundert Frankfurt/M. 2018