PHIL408I-0101: Topics in Contemporary Philosophy; Individual & Group Decision Making-Spring 2014 epacuit

PHIL408I-0101: Topics in Contemporary Philosophy; Individual & Group Decision Making-Spring 2014 epacuit

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  • Syllabus Syllabus
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  • Coursera course website Coursera course website
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  • Mathematical background Mathematical background
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Choice and Preference (1/27, 1/29)
Choice and Preference (1/27, 1/29) 889930    
  • Readings Readings
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  • Chapter 3: The Relationship between Preference and Choice by S. Nitzan Chapter 3: The Relationship between Preference and Choice by S. Nitzan
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  • Chapter 2: Rationality: The Model of Choice by K. Shepsle Chapter 2: Rationality: The Model of Choice by K. Shepsle
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  • Online Lectures Online Lectures
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  • Relations and Preferences Videos Relations and Preferences Videos
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  • Online Lecture: More on Relations Online Lecture: More on Relations
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  • Online Lecture: More on Preferences Online Lecture: More on Preferences
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  • Revealed Preference Theory, I Revealed Preference Theory, I
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  • Revealed Preference Theory, II Revealed Preference Theory, II
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Introduction to Decision Theory I (2/3, 2/5)
Introduction to Decision Theory I (2/3, 2/5) 889931    
  • Readings Readings
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  • M. Petersen: Decisions under Risk M. Petersen: Decisions under Risk
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  • M. Petersen: The Decision Matrix M. Petersen: The Decision Matrix
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Introduction to Decision Theory II (2/10, 2/12)
Introduction to Decision Theory II (2/10, 2/12) 889932    
  • Quiz 1: Introduction to Rational Choice (DUE MONDAY FEB. 17, 6:00 PM) Quiz 1: Introduction to Rational Choice (DUE MONDAY FEB. 17, 6:00 PM)
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Introduction to Voting Theory (2/17, 2/19)
Introduction to Voting Theory (2/17, 2/19) 896262    
  • Review of Paradoxes Afflicting Procedures for Electing a Single Candidate by D. Felsenthal Review of Paradoxes Afflicting Procedures for Electing a Single Candidate by D. Felsenthal
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  • Voting Methods by E. Pacuit (Sections 1 & 2) Voting Methods by E. Pacuit (Sections 1 & 2)
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  • Quiz 2: Introduction to Voting (DUE FEB. 24, 6:00 PM) Quiz 2: Introduction to Voting (DUE FEB. 24, 6:00 PM)
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  • Online Lectures Online Lectures
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  • All videos from week 1 of my Coursera course All videos from week 1 of my Coursera course
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Voting Paradoxes (2/24, 2/26)
Voting Paradoxes (2/24, 2/26) 900075    
  • Voting Methods by E. Pacuit Voting Methods by E. Pacuit
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  • Quiz 3: Voting Paradoxes (DUE MAR 5, 11:59 PM) Quiz 3: Voting Paradoxes (DUE MAR 5, 11:59 PM)
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  • Online Lectures Online Lectures
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  • All videos from week 2 of my Coursera course All videos from week 2 of my Coursera course
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Characterizing Voting Methods (3/3, 3/5)
Characterizing Voting Methods (3/3, 3/5) 900076    
  • Voting Methods by E. Pacuit Voting Methods by E. Pacuit
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  • Social Choice by C. List (Section 2) Social Choice by C. List (Section 2)
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  • Quiz 4: Characterizing Voting Methods (DUE MAR 10, 5:00 PM) Quiz 4: Characterizing Voting Methods (DUE MAR 10, 5:00 PM)
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  • Online Lectures Online Lectures
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  • Videos 3-1 through 3-5 from week 3 of my Coursera course Videos 3-1 through 3-5 from week 3 of my Coursera course
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Arrow's Theorem (3/10, 3/12)
Arrow's Theorem (3/10, 3/12) 901236    
  • Asan and Sanver, Another Characterization of Majority Rule Asan and Sanver, Another Characterization of Majority Rule
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  • M. Morreau, Arrow's Theorem, forthcoming in SEP M. Morreau, Arrow's Theorem, forthcoming in SEP
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Arrow's Theorem, Domain Restrictions (3/24, 3/26)
Arrow's Theorem, Domain Restrictions (3/24, 3/26) 902642    
  • Problem Set 1 Problem Set 1
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  • Notes on the proof of Arrow's Theorem Notes on the proof of Arrow's Theorem
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  • M. Morreau, Arrow's Theorem, forthcoming in SEP M. Morreau, Arrow's Theorem, forthcoming in SEP
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  • Quiz 5: Domain Restrictions DUE WEDNESDAY MARCH 26, 10:00 AM Quiz 5: Domain Restrictions DUE WEDNESDAY MARCH 26, 10:00 AM
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  • Online Lectures Online Lectures
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  • Videos 3-6, Advanced Lecture on the Proof of Arrow's Theorem and 3-7 from my Coursera Course Videos 3-6, Advanced Lecture on the Proof of Arrow's Theorem and 3-7 from my Coursera Course
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Domain Restrictions and Strategic Voting (3/31, 4/2)
Domain Restrictions and Strategic Voting (3/31, 4/2) 902651    
  • Elsholtz and List, Simple proof of Sen's Possibility Theorem on Majority Decisions Elsholtz and List, Simple proof of Sen's Possibility Theorem on Majority Decisions
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  • M. Regenwetter et al., Sen's Value Restriction M. Regenwetter et al., Sen's Value Restriction
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  • Social Choice Theory, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Section 4 Social Choice Theory, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Section 4
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  • Videos 4-2, 4-3 from my Coursera Course Videos 4-2, 4-3 from my Coursera Course
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Strategic Voting (4/7, 4/9)
Strategic Voting (4/7, 4/9) 905118    
  • A. Taylor, Chapter 2, Mathematics of Manipulation A. Taylor, Chapter 2, Mathematics of Manipulation
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  • A. Taylor, Chapter 3, Mathematics of Manipulation A. Taylor, Chapter 3, Mathematics of Manipulation
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  • K. Dowding and M. van Hees, In Praise of Manipulation K. Dowding and M. van Hees, In Praise of Manipulation
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  • Quiz 6: Strategic Voting (DUE APR 7, 10 AM) Quiz 6: Strategic Voting (DUE APR 7, 10 AM)
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  • Lectures 4-4, 4-5a, 4-5b, Advanced Lecture (Lifting Preferences), 4-6 for my Coursera Course Lectures 4-4, 4-5a, 4-5b, Advanced Lecture (Lifting Preferences), 4-6 for my Coursera Course
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Sen's Liberal Paradox (4/14)
Sen's Liberal Paradox (4/14) 907593    
  • A. Sen, Impossibility of the Paretian Liberal A. Sen, Impossibility of the Paretian Liberal
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  • Lecture 4-7 of my Coursera course Lecture 4-7 of my Coursera course
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Aggregating Judgements (4/16, 4/21, 4/23, 4/28, 4/30)
Aggregating Judgements (4/16, 4/21, 4/23, 4/28, 4/30) 907594    
  • C. List, Social Choice Theory, Section 5, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy C. List, Social Choice Theory, Section 5, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
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  • Quiz 7: Introduction to Judgement Aggregation (DUE MONDAY APRIL 21) Quiz 7: Introduction to Judgement Aggregation (DUE MONDAY APRIL 21)
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  • Week 5 lectures: Judgement Aggregation Week 5 lectures: Judgement Aggregation
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Fair Division (5/5, 5/7, 5/12)
Fair Division (5/5, 5/7, 5/12) 910724    
  • Quiz 9 (DUE MONDAY, MAY 5) Quiz 9 (DUE MONDAY, MAY 5)
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  • Quiz 10 (DUE WEDNESDAY, MAY 7) Quiz 10 (DUE WEDNESDAY, MAY 7)
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  • Week 6 from my Coursera Course (Fair Division) Week 6 from my Coursera Course (Fair Division)
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  • Week 7 from my Coursera Course (Cake Cutting Algorithms) Week 7 from my Coursera Course (Cake Cutting Algorithms)
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