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Stewart, Rush T. (13. October 2017): Unanimous Consensus Against AGM? In: Thought: A Journal of Philosophy, Vol. 6, No. 4: pp. 222-231 [PDF, 272kB]

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Given the role consensus is supposed to play in the social aspects of inquiry and deliberation, it is important that we may always identify a consensus as the basis of joint inquiry and deliberation. However, it turns out that if we think of an agent revising her beliefs to reach a consensus, then, on the received view of belief revision, AGM belief revision theory, certain simple and compelling consensus positions are not always available.

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