voting system

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Two different conceptions of common will emerge from these two thought-worlds: whereas majority voting rules for synthesizing social choice functions rely on a consequentialist definition of the common will as the implementation of the given and undiscussable preferences of a majority of voters, discourse ethics points to a view of the common will in which the process of public discussions by which it is formed is of primary importance to its ultimate legitimacy.
r, the social choice function, is a total function from the set of voting patterns to the set of outcomes.