The discursive dilemma as a lottery paradox

Economics and Philosophy 23 (3):301-319 (2007)
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Abstract

List and Pettit have stated an impossibility theorem about the aggregation of individual opinion states. Building on recent work on the lottery paradox, this paper offers a variation on that result. The present result places different constraints on the voting agenda and the domain of profiles, but it covers a larger class of voting rules, which need not satisfy the proposition-wise independence of votes

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Jan-Willem Romeijn
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Igor Douven
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