SEN, ETHICS, AND DEMOCRACY

@article{Anderson2003SENEA,
  title={SEN, ETHICS, AND DEMOCRACY},
  author={Elizabeth S. Anderson},
  journal={Feminist Economics},
  year={2003},
  volume={9},
  pages={239 - 261}
}
  • E. Anderson
  • Published 1 January 2003
  • Sociology
  • Feminist Economics
Amartya Sen's ethical theorizing helps feminists resolve the tensions between the claims of women's particular perspectives and moral objectivity. His concept of "positional objectivity" highlights the epistemological significance of value judgments made from particular social positions, while holding that certain values may become widely shared. He shows how acknowledging positionality is consistent with affirming the universal value of democracy. This article builds on Sen's work by proposing… 

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