Condorcet: Foundations of Social Choice and Political Theory

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 1994 - Political Science - 370 pages
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The Marquis de Condorcet (1743-94) was a founding father of social science. He believed that what he called the moral sciences could be studied by the same exacting methods as the natural sciences, and he developed many of the tools for doing so.
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Contents

A General Survey of Science concerning the application of calculus to the political and moral sciences 1793
93
On Ballot Votes 1784
111
A Paper on Elections by Ballot 1784 by M de Borda
114
An Essay on the Application of Probability Theory to Plurality DecisionMaking 1785 extract Preliminary Discussion Analysis of Part One Fourth Ex...
120
An Essay on the Application of Probability Theory to Plurality DecisionMaking 1785 extract Preliminary Discussion Analysis of Part Five Third Exa...
131
On the Constitution and the Functions of Provincial Assemblies 1788 extract Section V On the Form of Elections
139
On the Constitution and the Functions of Provincial Assemblies 1788 extract Appendix One On Discovering the Plurality Will in an Election
148
On the Constitution and the Functions of Provincial Assemblies 1788 extract Appendix Two On the Form of Decisions made by a Plurality Vote
157
On the Need for the Citizens to Ratify the Constitution 1789
271
Plan for a Declaration of the Natural Civil and Political Rights of Man 1792
280
Works Written in Hiding 1794
284
B Condorcets Testament March 1794
290
Letters from a Freeman of New Haven to a Citizen of Virginia on the Futility of Dividing the Legislative Power among Several Bodies 1787
292
Letter Two
295
Letter Three
316
Letter Four
325

On the Form of Elections 1789
169
A Survey of the Principles underlying the Draft Constitution 1793
190
Outline for the French Constitution 1793
228
On Elections 1793
235
HUMAN RIGHTS
253
Declaration of Rights 1789
255
On giving Women the Right of Citizenship 1790
335
Rules for the Society of the Friends of Negroes 1788
341
On admitting the Delegates of the Planters of San Domingo to the National Assembly 1789
360
Index
365
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Edited by Iain McLean, Professor of Politics, Oxford University and Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford, UK and Fiona Hewitt, Hertford College, Oxford, UK

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