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Franz Dietrich is Directeur de Recherche of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) at the Paris School of Economics, affiliated to Centre d’Economie de la Sorbonne since 2013.


Research interests: He is an interdisciplinary scholar working in the overlap of economics and philosophy. His research deals primarily with the theoretical foundations of decisions by single individuals or groups, addressing on the one hand formal and mathematical questions, and on the other hand philosophical, normative and methodological questions.

  • Regarding individuals, he works for instance on a reason-based theory of choice, as well as on context-dependence, preference change, normative uncertainty, and terrorism prevention.
  • Regarding groups, he works for instance on judgment aggregation, probability aggregation, and welfare economics.

An interdisciplinary career: He received a PhD in mathematics (2003, University of Oxford) and held positions at Konstanz University (2002-5, post-doc in the Philosophy, Probability & Modelling Group), Maastricht University (2005-8, Assistant Professor in the Economics Faculty), the London School of Economics (2006-11, Nuffield Fellow, later Ludwig Lachmann Fellow), and University of East Anglia (2011-15, Professor of Economics).In 2010 he was awarded (jointly with Christian List) the 5th Social Choice and Welfare Prize of the Society for Social Choice and Welfare.



Journal articles27 documents

Book sections4 documents

  • Franz Dietrich, Kai Spiekermann. Social Epistemology. The Handbook of Rationality, In press. ⟨halshs-02431971⟩
  • Franz Dietrich, Kai Spiekermann. Jury Theorems. Miranda Fricker, Peter J Graham, David Henderson, Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen. The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology, In press, Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy, 9781138858510. ⟨halshs-01970979⟩
  • Franz Dietrich, Christian List. Probabilistic opinion pooling. Oxford Handbook of Probability and Philosophy, Oxford University Press, 2016. ⟨halshs-00978032⟩
  • Franz Dietrich. Judgment aggregation and the discursive dilemma. Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Social Sciences, SAGE Publishing Inc., pp.3, 2013. ⟨halshs-00978021⟩

Other publications6 documents

  • Franz Dietrich. The Rational Group. 2020. ⟨halshs-02905409⟩
  • Franz Dietrich, Brian Jabarian. Expected Value Under Normative Uncertainty. 2020. ⟨halshs-02905431⟩
  • Franz Dietrich, Antonios Staras, Robert Sugden. Savage's response to Allais as Broomean reasoning. 2020. ⟨halshs-02905466⟩
  • Franz Dietrich, Christian List. The relation between degrees of belief and binary beliefs: A general impossibility theorem. 2019. ⟨halshs-01999527⟩
  • Franz Dietrich, Brian Jabarian. Decision Under Normative Uncertainty. 2018. ⟨halshs-01903642⟩
  • Franz Dietrich, Antonios Staras, Robert Sugden. A Broomean model of rationality and reasoning. 2018. ⟨halshs-01904091⟩

Preprints, Working Papers, ...6 documents

Reports4 documents

  • Philippe Mongin, Franz Dietrich. An Interpretive Account of Logical Aggregation Theory. 2011. ⟨hal-00579343⟩
  • Philippe Mongin, Franz Dietrich. An Interpretive Account of Logical Aggregation Theory. 2011. ⟨hal-00625427⟩
  • Philippe Mongin, Franz Dietrich. Un bilan interprétatif de la théorie de l'agrégation logique. 2010. ⟨hal-00540795⟩
  • Philippe Mongin, Franz Dietrich. The Premiss-Based Approach to Logical Aggregation. 2007. ⟨hal-00578986⟩