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The ethics of risk : ethical analysis in an uncertain world

Author: Sven Ove Hansson
Publisher: Houndsmills ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013, cop. 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sven Ove Hansson
ISBN: 9781137333643 1137333642
OCLC Number: 904282192
Description: 1 vol. (VIII-172 p.) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface Introduction PART I: WHY RISK IS A PROBLEM FOR ETHICS 1. The Uncertainties We Face 2. Difficulties for Moral Theories 3. Back to Basics PART II: MAKING PRUDENT RISK DECISIONS 4. Reflecting on the Future 5. Thinking in Uncertain Terms PART III: SOLVING CONFLICTS OF RISK 6. Fair Exchanges of Risk 7. Moral Excuses Under Scrutiny References Index
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