Democratic Reason : The Mechanisms of Collective Intelligence in Politics (video)

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Intervention de Hélène Landemore.

In this paper, Landemore argues that democratic institutions can be seen as ways to channel “democratic reason,” or the distributed intelligence of the many—a concept that she builds in part on the insights of the cognitive sciences. S
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