Condorcet: Foundations of Social Choice and Political Theory
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 1994 - Political Science - 370 pages
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.
A General Survey of Science concerning the application of calculus to the political and moral sciences 1793
On Ballot Votes 1784
A Paper on Elections by Ballot 1784 by M de Borda
An Essay on the Application of Probability Theory to Plurality DecisionMaking 1785 extract Preliminary Discussion Analysis of Part One Fourth Ex...
An Essay on the Application of Probability Theory to Plurality DecisionMaking 1785 extract Preliminary Discussion Analysis of Part Five Third Exa...
On the Constitution and the Functions of Provincial Assemblies 1788 extract Section V On the Form of Elections
On the Constitution and the Functions of Provincial Assemblies 1788 extract Appendix One On Discovering the Plurality Will in an Election
On the Constitution and the Functions of Provincial Assemblies 1788 extract Appendix Two On the Form of Decisions made by a Plurality Vote
On the Need for the Citizens to Ratify the Constitution 1789
Plan for a Declaration of the Natural Civil and Political Rights of Man 1792
Works Written in Hiding 1794
B Condorcets Testament March 1794
Letters from a Freeman of New Haven to a Citizen of Virginia on the Futility of Dividing the Legislative Power among Several Bodies 1787
On the Form of Elections 1789
A Survey of the Principles underlying the Draft Constitution 1793
Outline for the French Constitution 1793
On Elections 1793
Declaration of Rights 1789
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