How Logic Can Help The World

Rohit Parikh

[April 11, 2002]


Prof. Parikh explained the treacherous decision making process involved in choosing a concert to attend between a husband and a wife.



A large audience listened to the fine points of why they were not in Italy if the sentence had a proof.


The audience pondered if King Solomon's wise decision  would have been affected had the two women, who competed for the possession of a child, engaged in  some strategic play. 


Prof. Parikh tried to throw in some measures of utility strength to the idea of preference so that Kenneth Arrow's Impossibility Theorem becomes possible.







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