An Interview with Michael Dummett: from Analytical Philosophy to Voting Analysis and Beyond

@article{Fara2006AnIW,
  title={An Interview with Michael Dummett: from Analytical Philosophy to Voting Analysis and Beyond},
  author={Rudolf Fara and Maurice Salles},
  journal={Social Choice and Welfare},
  year={2006},
  volume={27},
  pages={347-364}
}
  • R. Fara, M. Salles
  • Published 2006
  • Sociology, Computer Science
  • Social Choice and Welfare
Social choice and welfare economics are subjects at the frontier of many disciplines. Even if economics played the major role in their development, sociology, psychology and, principally, political science, mathematics and philosophy have been central for the manifold inventiveness of the employed methods and for the diversity of the studied topics. This phenomenon can be compared with game theory, a subject which has, of course, many connections with social choice and welfare. This fact is… Expand
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