Luc Bovens



'Selection under Uncertainty: Affirmative Action at Shortlisting Stage' Mind, 125 (498): 421-37. This paper was chosen as one of the ten best articles published in philosohy in 2016 by the Philosopher's Annual. PDF Link 


'The Tragedy of the Commons as a Voting Game', In M. Peterson (ed.) The Prisoner's Dilemma, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. (2015) PDF


'Concerns for the Poorly Off in Ordering Risky Prospects', Economics and Philosophy  (2015) (forthcoming), PDF


'Evaluating Risky Prospects: the Distribution View', Analysis, 75(2): 243-53 (2015) PDF


'The Meaning of 'Darn it!'', Iwao Hirose and Andrew Reisner (eds.), Weighing and Reasoning: A Festschrift for John Broome, Oxford University Press: Oxford. (2015)(with Wlodek Rabinowicz)  PDF


‘A Response to Prelec', Adam Oliver (Ed.) Essays in Behavioural Public Policy. Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press. PDF/Link


‘Does it Matter whether a Miracle-Like Event Happens to Oneself rather than to Someone Else?', Probability in the Philosophy of Religion. Ed. by Chandler, J. and Harrison, V. Oxford University Press,  6475 (2011), (with appendix by Claus Beisbart), PDF/Link


‘Bets on Hats—On  Dutch Books Against Groups, Degrees of Belief as Betting Rates, and Group-Reflection’, Episteme, 8 (3): 281300 (2011), (with Wlodek Rabinowicz), PDF/Link

‘Monty Hall Drives a Wedge between Judy Benjamin and the Sleeping Beauty: a Reply to Bovens’, Analysis, 70 (3): 47381 (2010), (with José Luis Ferreira), PDF/Link


‘Judy Benjamin is a Sleeping Beauty’, Analysis, 70 (1), 236 (2010), PDF/Link


‘The Puzzle of the Hats’, Synthese, 172: 5778 (2010), (with Wlodek Rabinowicz), PDF/Link

‘Democratic Answers to Complex Questions—an Epistemic Perspective’, Synthese, 150, (1): 13153 (2006), (with Wlodek Rabinowicz), PDF/Link


'Four Brides for Twelve Brothers: How to Dutch Book a Group of Fully Rational Players' in Rønnow-Rasmussen, Toni, Petersson, Björn, Josefsson, Jonas and Egonsson, Dan, (eds.) Hommage à Wlodek: Philosophical Papers Dedicated to Wlodek Rabinowicz, Lund University (2006), PDF/Link

‘The Doctrinal Paradox and the Mixed-Motivation Problem’, Analysis, 66: 358 (2006), PDF/Link

‘Voting Procedures for Complex Collective Decisions—an Epistemic Perspective’, Ratio Juris, 17: 24158 (2004), (with Wlodek Rabinowicz), PDF/Link
‘The Preface, the Lottery and the Logic of Belief’, Mind, 108: 241264 (1999), (with James Hawthorne), PDF/Link

'Sequential Counterfactuals, Cotenability and Temporal Becoming', Philosophical Studies, 90: 79101 (1998), PDF/Link


‘The Backward Induction Argument for the Finite Iterated Prisoner's Dilemma and the Surprise Exam Paradox’, Analysis, 57: 179186 (1997), PDF/Link

‘"P and I Will Believe that Not-P": Diachronic Constraints on Rational Belief’, Mind, 104: 73760 (1995), PDF/Link


‘Coherence Arguments and Cyclical Moral Rankings’, Philosophical Studies, 74: 36984 (1994), PDF/Link


‘Contextual Pluralism and the Libertarian Paradox’, Archiv fur Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, 79: 188197 (1993), PDF


‘On Arguments from Self Interest for the Nash Solution and the Kalai Egalitarian Solution to the Bargaining Problem’, Theory and Decision, 23: 23160 (1987), PDF/Link