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The ethics of risk : ethical analysis in an uncertain world, Sven Ove Hansson, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

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The ethics of risk : ethical analysis in an uncertain world
Title
The ethics of risk
Title remainder
ethical analysis in an uncertain world
Statement of responsibility
Sven Ove Hansson, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hansson, Sven Ove
Index
index present
LC call number
BJ1031
LC item number
.H345 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethics
  • Uncertainty
  • Risk
  • Risicoanalyse
  • Risiko
  • Ethik
  • Ungewissheit
  • Entscheidung
  • Ethics
  • Risk
  • Uncertainty
Label
The ethics of risk : ethical analysis in an uncertain world, Sven Ove Hansson, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-163) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Why risk is a problem for ethics : The uncertainties we face : Risk ; Uncertainty ; Great uncertainty ; Multi-agent interactions ; Control -- Difficulties for moral theories : The mixture of appraisal problem ; Utilitarianism ; Deontological theories ; Rights-based theories ; Contract theories -- Back to basics : Delimiting consequences ; Beyond broad consequences ; Causality in reality ; The (d)elusiveness of total consequences -- Part II. Making prudent risk decisions : Reflecting on the future : The foresight argument ; Specifying the branches ; The value-base ; The decision criterion -- Thinking in uncertain terms : The proper use of expected utility ; Uncertainty and moral leeway ; Uncertainty about probabilities ; Mere possibilities -- Part III. Solving conflicts of risk : Fair exchanges of risk : A defeasible right ; Reciprocal risk impositions ; Justice and equal influence -- Moral excuses under scrutiny : Undetectable effects ; Consent ; Contributions to self-harm -- Conclusion and outlook
Control code
842208555
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 172 pages
Isbn
9781137333643
Lccn
2013034640
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)842208555
Label
The ethics of risk : ethical analysis in an uncertain world, Sven Ove Hansson, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 146-163) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Why risk is a problem for ethics : The uncertainties we face : Risk ; Uncertainty ; Great uncertainty ; Multi-agent interactions ; Control -- Difficulties for moral theories : The mixture of appraisal problem ; Utilitarianism ; Deontological theories ; Rights-based theories ; Contract theories -- Back to basics : Delimiting consequences ; Beyond broad consequences ; Causality in reality ; The (d)elusiveness of total consequences -- Part II. Making prudent risk decisions : Reflecting on the future : The foresight argument ; Specifying the branches ; The value-base ; The decision criterion -- Thinking in uncertain terms : The proper use of expected utility ; Uncertainty and moral leeway ; Uncertainty about probabilities ; Mere possibilities -- Part III. Solving conflicts of risk : Fair exchanges of risk : A defeasible right ; Reciprocal risk impositions ; Justice and equal influence -- Moral excuses under scrutiny : Undetectable effects ; Consent ; Contributions to self-harm -- Conclusion and outlook
Control code
842208555
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
viii, 172 pages
Isbn
9781137333643
Lccn
2013034640
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)842208555

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