Integrating Economics and Philosophy
Edited by Ravi Kanbur and Henry Shue
Edited by Ravi Kanbur, T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management, and Professor of Economics, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA, and Henry Shue, Senior Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow Emeritus, Centre for International Studies, Department of Politics and International Relations, and Merton College, University of Oxford, UK
Ravi Kanbur is T.H. Lee Professor of World Affairs, International Professor of Applied Economics and Management, and Professor of Economics at Cornell University. He has served on the senior staff of the World Bank including as Chief Economist for Africa. He has published in the leading economics journals, including Journal of Political Economy, American Economic Review, Review of Economic Studies, Journal of Economic Theory and Economic Journal. He is President of the Human Development and Capabilities Association, Chair of the Board of United Nations University-World Institute for Development Economics Research, Co-Chair of the Scientific Council of the International Panel on Social Progress, and Past-President of the Society for the Study of Economic Inequality.
Henry Shue is a Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for International Studies, Department of Politics and International Relations and a Senior Research Fellow Emeritus, Merton College, both University of Oxford. He was the co-founder of the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at the University of Maryland, the inaugural Hutchinson Professor of Ethics & Public Life at Cornell University (1987-2002), and Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford (2002-2007). Best known for Basic Rights: Subsistence, Affluence, and U.S. Foreign Policy (Princeton University Press 1980), he published his first two decades of writings on climate change as Climate Justice: Vulnerability and Protection (OUP 2014). His articles on the morality of violence appeared as Fighting Hurt: Rule and Exception in Torture and War (OUP 2016). He is currently writing a series of articles on the urgency of action on climate change in light of duties of justice to future generations.