Social choice and decision-making are key topics in economic theory and Robert Urquhart delves into the world of philosophy in this superb new book.

chapter |11 pages


part |1 pages

Part I Tragic conflict, ethical order, and the polis

chapter |9 pages

Gods and mortals

chapter |13 pages

A human order

chapter |24 pages

A tragic order

part |1 pages

Part II Incommensurable choice

chapter |19 pages

Taking things seriously

chapter |17 pages

Shapes and scales of choice

chapter |13 pages

“The Jolly Corner”

chapter |20 pages

For small values

part |1 pages

Part III Individuality and democracy