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The luck of the draw : the role of lotteries in decision making

Author: Peter Stone
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2011.
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In The Luck of the Draw, Peter Stone surveys the substantial number of arguments for and against lotteries and argues that lotteries have only one crucial effect relevant to decision-making: they  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Livre électronique (Descripteur de forme)
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Additional Physical Format: Version imprimée :
Stone, Peter, 1971 Octobre 14-
The luck of the draw : the role of lotteries in decision making.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, c2011.
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Stone
OCLC Number: 873459748
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: PART I: THE LOGIC OF RANDOM SELECTION; 1. THE SCHOOL BOARD TOSSES A COIN; 2. LOTTERIES, LOTTERIES EVERYWHERE; 3. ABSURD YET OBVIOUS; 4. THE STORY SO FAR; 5. THE ARGUMENT TO COME; 1. WHAT IS A LOTTERY?; 2. FUNDAMENTAL FEATURES OF DECISION-MAKING; 3. DECISION-MAKING BY LOTTERY; 4. THE LOTTERY PRINCIPLE; 5. INDETERMINACY WITHOUT LOTTERIES; 6. LOTTERIES AND DIVINATION; PART II: LOTTERIES AND JUSTICE; 1. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LOTTERIES AND JUSTICE; 2. THE JUST LOTTERY RULE; 3. CONSENT, OPPORTUNITIES, EXPECTATIONS; 1. WHAT DOES ALLOCATIVE JUSTICE REQUIRE?; 2. ALLOCATIVE JUSTICE AND OUTCOMES; 3. ALLOCATIVE JUSTICE AND ACTIONS; 4. IMPARTIALITY AND INDETERMINACY; 5. THE RIGHT AND THE GOOD; 1. THE NATURE OF THE IMPARTIALITY PRINCIPLE; 2. THEORIES OF JUSTICE; 3. ALTERNATIVES TO RANDOM SELECTION; PART III: LOTTERIES BEYOND JUSTICE; 1. SORTITION IN PRACTICE; 2. SORTITION AND JUSTICE; 3. INCENTIVE ALIGNMENT; 4. DESCRIPTIVE REPRESENTATION; 5. RANDOM SELECTION IN OTHER; BIBLIOGRAPHY
Responsibility: Peter Stone.

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Stone does a wonderful job in unifying the discussion of scarce good lotteries under the umbrella of impartiality. ... the implementation of general criteria of justice ... is enough to make The Luck Read more...

 
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