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Deliberative condorcism and participative democracy proposals for a peoples’ Europe - Andrea Surbone (PER) on #CitizensRoute73

There have been decades of direct democracy experimentation, and under this name has become overwhelmingly manifold forms of citizen participation in politics, among which there is the participatory democracy I want to talk about. 2,286 more words

Speakers' Corner

The Marquis de Condorcet's Progressive Technique


THE MARQUIS DE CONDORCET’S TECHNIQUE FOR PROGRESS

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DAVID ARTHUR WALTERS

The Marquis de Condorcet (1743-1794) was the youngest and only philosophe of note who played a major role in the French Revolution. 1,054 more words

Condorcet's Dream

This is a portrait of the Marquis de Condorcet (1743-1794).  The Enlightenment was about applying reason, evidence, and logic to society.  Condorcet identified mathematics as the best way to do this.   80 more words

Philosophy

Kenneth Arrow

A giant in social choice theory — the true heir to Condorcet. The NYT obituary.

Economics

Who Should I Vote For?

Voting has got a lot to do with math, whether we like it or not.  Every vote matters they say, and it really does, because if everyone thought going to vote was not important, the result would be truly skewed and not reflective of what society wants. 418 more words

Voltaire and the La Barre affair

250 years ago, on 1 July 1766, the young François-Jean Lefebvre de La Barre was executed in Abbeville, Picardy, having been charged with blasphemy in the summer of 1765. 814 more words

Voltaire