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Sens

(săNs), town (1990 pop. 27,755), Yonne dept., N central France, on the Yonne River. Leather tanning and the manufacture of safes, electrical equipment, gears, and pharmaceuticals are the chief industries. Sens was the capital of the Senones, a Gallic tribe, and was later a Roman metropolis. The town was attacked by the Saracens in 731 and by the Normans in 886 and was annexed by the French crown in 1055. Sens was an archiepiscopal see almost without interruption from the 8th cent; its prelates had jurisdiction over Paris until 1622 when that city became a separate archdiocese. A council held in Sens in 1140 condemned the teachings of Peter AbelardAbelard, Peter
, Fr. Pierre Abélard , 1079–1142, French philosopher and teacher, b. Le Pallet, near Nantes. Life

Abelard went (c.1100) to Paris to study under William of Champeaux at the school of Notre Dame and soon attacked the ultrarealist
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. The town was a stronghold of the Holy LeagueHoly League,
in Italian history, alliance formed (1510–11) by Pope Julius II during the Italian Wars for the purpose of expelling Louis XII of France from Italy, thereby consolidating papal power.
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 during the early 16th cent. A massacre of Huguenots took place at Sens in 1562. The Cathedral of Saint-Étienne (begun 1140), one of the oldest Gothic cathedrals, was largely built by William of Sens, who also reconstructed much of Canterbury Cathedral in England.
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There are several ideas on what the state should do to help mitigate the impacts of this law on our hospitals," Sen.
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Known as the Greta Garbo of India for leading a reclusive life after she left films, Sen was an iconic star of regional Bengali cinema.
In rejecting the 'transcendental institutional' approach, Sen hopes to move theorizing about justice more in the direction of social choice theory with its emphasis on devising rankings of social states of affairs.
Amartya Sen, winner of the Nobel Prize in economics, is university professor at Harvard, formerly master of Trinity College, Cambridge, and also a philosopher, with a prodigious and influential bibliography on technical issues in economics, welfare economics, economic development, social philosophy, the role of the non-Western world in world civilization, and the importance of Indian thought and science, among other topics.