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Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy
Berthold Beitz Professor in Human Rights, Global Affairs and Philosophy


In this companion piece to “On the Philosophy of Group Decision Methods I: the Non-Obviousness of Majority Rule,” we take a closer look at some competitors of majority rule. This exploration supplements the conclusions of the other piece, as well as offer a further-reaching introduction to some of the challenges this field currently poses to philosophers.


Risse, Mathias. "On the Philosophy of Group Decision Methods II: Alternatives to Majority Rule." HKS Faculty Research Working Paper Series RWP08-065, November 2008.