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Le dernier mot de Condorcet sur les élections. (Condorcet’s last paper on voting theory). (French) Zbl 0718.01012
Only the first part of Condorcet’s last paper on voting theory had been published in 1793. Further fragments were found scattered in disorder in several volumes of Condorcet’s manuscript at the Bibliothèque de l’Institut in Paris. They are now collected in this paper. So the evolution and adaption of the ideas of Condorcet on voting in interaction with the development before and during the Révolution can be studied here: propositions to the Constitution of the USA (1787), to the solution of the crisis de l’Ancien Régime (1788), contributions to the États Généraux (1789), institution of a Conseil électif (1791), nomination of the Trésorerie (1792), projet de Constitution républicaine (1793). 37 references.
Reviewer: H.Grimm (Jena)
MSC:
01A50 History of mathematics in the 18th century
91B12 Voting theory
62-03 History of statistics
Keywords:
voting theory
Biographic References:
Caritat, Marie Jean Antoine Nicolas
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