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The Ethics of Risk

Ethical Analysis in an Uncertain World

  • Sven Ove Hansson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction

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      Pages 1-3
  3. Why Risk Is a Problem for Ethics

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      Pages 5-5
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  4. Making Prudent Risk Decisions

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      Pages 59-59
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  5. Solving Conflicts of Risk

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      Pages 95-95
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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 127-172

About this book

Introduction

When is it morally acceptable to expose others to risk? Most moral philosophers have had very little to say in answer to that question, but here is a moral philosopher who puts it at the centre of his investigations.

Keywords

conflicts ethics future morality philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Sven Ove Hansson
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Institute of TechnologySweden

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