Search for dissertations about: "Madeleine Hayenhjelm"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Madeleine Hayenhjelm.

  1. 1. Trust, risk and vulnerability towards a philosophy of risk communication

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Madeleine Hayenhjelm; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Risk communication; two-way communication; democratic approach; equality; asymmetry; vulnerability; trust; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : This thesis is a philosophical contribution to the theories on risk communication. The topic of risk communication is approached from several different angles, but with a normative focus on equality and vulnerability.Essay I is a comment on risk perception theory and the psychometric model in particular. READ MORE

  2. 2. Trusting and Taking Risks a Philosophical Inquiry

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Madeleine Hayenhjelm; KTH.; [2007]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; beliefs; comfortable defocusing; disposition; power; public trust; risk; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : This dissertation is a philosophical contribution to the theories on trust and on risk communication. The importance of trust in risk communication has been argued for and empirically studied since the 80s. However, there is little agreement on the notion of trust and the precise function of trust. READ MORE