Rationality, Expected Utility Theory and the Precautionary Principle

Ethics, Policy and Environment 22 (1):3-20 (2019)
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A common objection to the precautionary principle is that it is irrational. I argue that this objection goes beyond the often-discussed claim that the principle is incoherent. Instead, I argue, exp...

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Andreas T. Christiansen
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