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Democracy as a Bayesian Persuader

Robert E. Goodin

in Reflective Democracy

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199256174
eISBN:
9780191599354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199256179.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Shows how Bayesian thinking should make democratic outcomes so rationally compelling. Bayes's formula provides a mathematical expression for specifying exactly how we ought rationally to update our a ... More


If There’s No Monster in the Closet, Then Why Am I Afraid?

J. Eric Oliver and Thomas J. Wood

in Enchanted America: How Intuition and Reason Divide Our Politics

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780226578477
eISBN:
9780226578644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226578644.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Chapter One focuses on the evidence voters rely on, if any, and how intuition plays into their decisions. This chapter also examines anthropological and psychological studies that delve into our ... More


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