Guilbaud's Theorem : an early contribution to judgment aggregation
AbstractIn a paper published in 1952, the French matematician Georges-Théodule Guilbaud has generalized Arrow's impossibility result to the "logical problem of aggregation", thus anticipating the literature on abstract aggregation theory and judgment aggregation. We reconstruct the proof of Guilbaud's theorem, which is also of technical interest, because it can be seen as the first use of ultrafilters in social choice theory.
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Arrow's theorem; aggregation rule; judgment aggregation; logical connexions; simple game; ultrafilter.;
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