The work and life of Robin Farquharson

@article{Dummett2005TheWA,
  title={The work and life of Robin Farquharson},
  author={Michael Dummett},
  journal={Social Choice and Welfare},
  year={2005},
  volume={25},
  pages={475-483}
}
  • M. Dummett
  • Published 2005
  • Computer Science, Economics
  • Social Choice and Welfare
The first phase in the history of modern social choice theory comprised two fundamental pieces of work: first, the articles on the theory of voting by Duncan Black, published in 1948 and 1949, and incorporated into a more systematic treatment in his book The Theory of Committees and Elections of 1958; and, secondly, the celebrated short book Social Choice and Individual Values of 1 95 1 by Kenneth Arrow, of whose publications this conference is, a little belatedly, celebrating the 50th… Expand
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