Rational Consensus in Science and Society

A Philosophical and Mathematical Study

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ISBN: 978-90-277-1307-0 (Print) 978-94-009-8520-9 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. A Philosophical Theory of Rational Consensus

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-18

      Consensus and Philosophical Issues

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      Chapter

      Pages 19-37

      The Elementary Method and Consensual Probability

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      Chapter

      Pages 38-52

      The Elementary Method and Social Choice

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      Chapter

      Pages 53-72

      The Extended Model

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      Chapter

      Pages 73-103

      Applications of the Consensus Model

  3. The Formal Foundations of Rational Consensus

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

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      Chapter

      Pages 107-124

      Allocation and Ordering by Weighted Arithmetic Averaging — An Axiomatic Approach

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      Chapter

      Pages 125-141

      Convergence to Consensus — The Elementary Model

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      Chapter

      Pages 142-153

      Convergence to Consensus — The Extended Model

  4. Back Matter

    Pages 154-165