Group Communication and the Transformation of Judgments: An Impossibility Result


  • This paper was presented at the 8th Augustus De Morgan Workshop, King's College, London, 11/2006, the 2nd Indian Conference on Logic and Its Relationship with Other Disciplines, IIT-Bombay, 1/2007, the Dutch Social Choice Colloquium, Tilburg, 6/2007, and seminars at LSE, 5/2007, ANU, 9/2007, Bristol, 10/2007, Edinburgh, 1/2008, Geneva, 3/2008, Juan March Institute, Madrid, 4/2008, Warwick, 5/2008, IHPST, Paris, 7/2008, Bogazici Univ., Istanbul, 12/2008, and the Catholic Univ. of Leuven, 12/2008. I thank the participants, the anonymous referees of this paper and Nick Baigent, Richard Bradley, Franz Dietrich, Wulf Gaertner, Robert Goodin, Mathias Koenig-Archibugi, David Makinson, Kai Spiekermann, Katie Steele, Laura Valentini and Leif Wenar for comments.