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eBook Handbook of Risk Theory: Epistemology, Decision Theory, Ethics, and Social Implications of Risk ePub

eBook Handbook of Risk Theory: Epistemology, Decision Theory, Ethics, and Social Implications of Risk ePub

by Sabine Roeser,Rafaela Hillerbrand,Per Sandin,Martin Peterson

  • ISBN: 9400714327
  • Category: Engineering
  • Subcategory: Engineering
  • Author: Sabine Roeser,Rafaela Hillerbrand,Per Sandin,Martin Peterson
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Springer; 2012 edition (November 30, 2011)
  • Pages: 1187
  • ePub book: 1712 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1360 kb
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We hope that the Handbook of Risk Theory will be a helpful starting point for all risk scholars who are interested in broadening and deepening their current perspectives. Show all. About the authors. Per Sandin received his PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, in 2005 on a thesis entitled Better Safe than Sorry: Applying Philosophical Methods to the Debate on Risk and the Precautionary Principle.

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What can decision theory contribute to the analysis of risk? What does the human perception of risk mean for society? . It addresses a wide range of topics, ranging from decision theory, risk perception to ethics and social implications of risk, and it also addresses specific case studies.

What can decision theory contribute to the analysis of risk? What does the human perception of risk mean for society? How should we judge whether a risk is morally acceptable or not? Over the last couple of decades questions like these have attracted interest from philosophers and other scholars into risk theory. It aims to promote communication and information among all those who are interested in theoetical issues concerning risk and uncertainty.

Lotte Asveld and Sabine Roeser (Eds), the Ethics of Technological Risk. Neelke Doorn - 2009 - Science and Engineering Ethics 15 (2):259-261. Handbook of Risk Theory. Sabine Roeser (e. - forthcoming - Springer. Risk, Uncertainty, and Rational Action. Carlo Jaeger (e. - 2001 - Earthscan. Erika Mansnerus - 2010 - Theoria 76 (3):280-283. Nuclear Energy, Risk, and Emotions. Sabine Roeser - 2011 - Philosophy and Technology 24 (2):197-201. An Introduction to Decision Theory. Martin Peterson - 2009 - Cambridge University.

Handbook of Risk Theory book. This handbook brings together internationally leading philosophers and scholars from other disciplines who work on risk theory.

Sabine Roeser, Rafaela Hillerbrand, Per Sandin. Risk has become one of the main topics in fields as diverse as engineering, medicine and economics, and it is also studied by social scientists, psychologists and legal scholars

Sabine Roeser, Rafaela Hillerbrand, Per Sandin. Risk has become one of the main topics in fields as diverse as engineering, medicine and economics, and it is also studied by social scientists, psychologists and legal scholars.

The perception of risk provides a qualitative assessment that may adjust theoretical or pre-existent models, constituted to facilitate the decision making. Besides a rational conceptualization of risk, feelings, emotions as well as cultural cognition cause an intense influence in the process of decision-making.

The Handbook of Risk Theory provides a state-of-the-art overview of the epistemological, decision theoretical, ethical and social aspects of Risk. But the topic of risk also leads to more fundamental questions such as: W. This is the first handbook on the topic written from a philosophical perspective, yet also addresses an interdisciplinary audience. Specifications.

Risk has become one of the main topics in fields as diverse as engineering, medicine and economics, and it is also studied by social scientists, psychologists and legal scholars. But the topic of risk also leads to more fundamental questions such as: What is risk? What can decision theory contribute to the analysis of risk? What does the human perception of risk mean for society? How should we judge whether a risk is morally acceptable or not? Over the last couple of decades questions like these have attracted interest from philosophers and other scholars into risk theory.

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