Alcantud, José Carlos R. (2013): Fuzzy sets from the ethics of social preferences. Published in: ESTYLF 2014  Libro de actas (January 2014): pp. 469474.

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Abstract
We show that the problem of evaluating infinite sequences (or streams) of utilities by a unique utility (or social welfare function) can be stated in terms of fuzzy subsets of the set of infinite utility sequences. For each stream, its evaluation can be viewed as its degree of membership to the subset of ‘ethically acceptable’ streams within the set of possible sequences. Since the property ‘being ethically acceptable’ is not well defined and cannot be exactly measured, the fuzzy approach seems especially adequate.
Item Type:  MPRA Paper 

Original Title:  Fuzzy sets from the ethics of social preferences 
Language:  English 
Keywords:  Fuzzy subset, Social welfare function, Ethical. 
Subjects:  C  Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C0  General > C02  Mathematical Methods D  Microeconomics > D7  Analysis of Collective DecisionMaking D  Microeconomics > D9  Intertemporal Choice Y  Miscellaneous Categories > Y8  Related Disciplines > Y80  Related Disciplines 
Item ID:  53549 
Depositing User:  Jose Carlos R. Alcantud 
Date Deposited:  10 Feb 2014 15:13 
Last Modified:  30 Sep 2019 13:59 
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URI:  https://mpra.ub.unimuenchen.de/id/eprint/53549 