## Four Impossibility Theorems in the Context of Modeling Fairness |

**Professor Alan Taylor**

Union College

January 7, 1999

4:00 pm

Bailey Hall 201

Refreshments at 3:45

Math Department Common Room

Is it really possible to be fair? We will consider models of fairness in the following four contexts: voting, taking turns, divorce and inheritance, and apportionment. Within each context, we will present an impossibility theorem.

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