An Epistemic Theory of Democracy

Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. Edited by Kai Spiekermann (2018)
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This book examines the Condorcet Jury Theorem and how its assumptions can be applicable to the real world. It will use the theorem to assess various familiar political practices and alternative institutional arrangements, revealing how best to take advantage of the truth-tracking potential of majoritarian democracy.



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Robert Goodin
Australian National University
Kai Spiekermann
London School of Economics

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