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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

Ultrafilters III: Infinite Elections

Today, we present a curious “practical” application of ultrafilters, especially relevant in this election season. We will eventually consider elections with infinitely many voters, but let us first look at the classical case with a finite electorate. 1,210 more words

Infinity

Aus St.Gallen - topaktuelle News: Condorcet winners on median spaces

Ein aktueller Artikel zu diesem aktuellen Thema St.Gallens.

Büchel, Berno: Condorcet winners on median spaces. In: Social Choice & Welfare (2013), Nr. 42, S. 735-750, DOI:10.1007/s00355-013-0744-0. 95 more words

St.Gallen: Politik