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Eric Pacuit: Deliberation in a Prediction Market

When:Fr 03-06-2016 at 13:15
Where:Faculty of Philosophy, board room

Lecture by Eric Pacuit (University of Maryland), organized by the Department of Theoretcial Philosophy

As epistemological and decision-making agents, groups suffer from a bipolar disorder: they are capable of displaying levels of knowledge and rationality that surpasses that of their individuals, and yet they also are capable of being more ignorant and irrational than the worst of their individuals.

Whether a given group functions as a Dr. Jekyll or a Mr. Hyde depends on many factors, such as...(continue reading...)