Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny.

First Edition of Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny; Signed by Nobel Prize-Winning Economist Amartya Sen

Identity and Violence: The Illusion of Destiny.

SEN, Amartya.

$400.00

Item Number: 108931

London: Allen Lane, 2006.

First edition of this work by the Nobel Prize-winning economist. Octavo, original boards. Signed by the Amartya Sen on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket.

In 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 Gordimer).

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