The Paradox of Voting and the Ethics of Political Representation


  • I thank the people who have provided comments on earlier versions of this article: David Estlund, Elizabeth Harman, Michael Kates, Thomas Nagel, Japa Pallikkathayil, Mikael Persson, Fabienne Peter, Melinda Roberts, Samuel Scheffler, Jeremy Waldron, and the Editors of Philosophy & Public Affairs. Versions of this article were presented to the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association and to the Midwest Political Science Association; I thank the participants at these events.