The Ethics of Risk

Ethical Analysis in an Uncertain World

Authors: Hansson, S.

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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 his investigations.

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Sven Ove Hansson is Professor in Philosophy at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, Sweden. He has written extensively on the philosophy of risk, as well as ethics, decision theory and several other areas in philosophy. He is also active in interdisciplinary research co-operations relating to risk and safety. He is the author A Textbook of Belief Dynamics, The Structure of Values and Norms and Setting the Limit, as well as over 250 international refereed articles.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Ethics of Risk
Book Subtitle
Ethical Analysis in an Uncertain World
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-33365-0
DOI
10.1057/9781137333650
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-33364-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46231-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 172
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