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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 articles29 documents

Book sections6 documents

  • Franz Dietrich, Christian List. The Relation between Degrees of Belief and Binary Beliefs: A General Impossibility Theorem: Chapter 11. Igor Douven. Lotteries, Knowledge, and Rational Belief: Essays on the Lottery Paradox, Cambridge University Press, pp.223-254, 2021, 9781108421911. ⟨halshs-03344183⟩
  • Franz Dietrich. Possible worlds in modal logic. Yann Thomas; Antoine Mandel. Art et Mathématiques – Modélisations mathématiques et transformations artistiques des données du réel, Les Presses du réel; Editions de la Sorbonne, pp.49-62, 2021, 978-2-37229-042-5. ⟨halshs-03248794⟩
  • Franz Dietrich, Kai Spiekermann. Social Epistemology. The Handbook of Rationality, In press. ⟨halshs-02431971⟩
  • Franz Dietrich, Kai Spiekermann. Jury Theorems: Chapter 38. Miranda Fricker; Peter J. Graham; David Henderson; Nikolaj J.L.L. Pedersen. The Routledge Handbook of Social Epistemology, Routledge Handbooks Online, 2019, Routledge Handbook in Philosophy, 9781138858510. ⟨10.4324/9781315717937-38⟩. ⟨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 publications7 documents

Preprints, Working Papers, ...3 documents

  • Franz Dietrich, Antonios Staras. Reasoning in versus about attitudes: forming versus discovering one's mental states. 2021. ⟨halshs-03023015v2⟩
  • Franz Dietrich, Antonios Staras, Robert Sugden. Beyond Belief: Logic in Multiple Attitudes. 2020. ⟨halshs-03023012v2⟩
  • Franz Dietrich, Brian Jabarian. Decision Under Normative Uncertainty. 2018. ⟨halshs-01877769⟩

Reports3 documents

  • Philippe Mongin, Franz Dietrich. An Interpretive Account of Logical Aggregation Theory. 2011. ⟨hal-00579343⟩
  • 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⟩