Search for dissertations about: "Per Wikman-Svahn"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words Per Wikman-Svahn.

  1. 1. Ethical aspects of radiation protection

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Per Wikman-Svahn; John Cantwell; Gustaf Arrhenius; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Radiation; risk; ethics; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects Philosophy subjects; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Filosofiämnen;

    Abstract : This aim of this thesis is to examine ethical aspects of radiation protection from ionizing radiation. Radiation protection is the professional field that deals with the protection of humans and the environment from the harmful effects of radiation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ethical Aspects of Radiation Risk Management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Per Wikman-Svahn; John Cantwell; Carl F. Cranor; [2012]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; radiation protection; radiological protection; nuclear power; nuclear energy; social issues; ethical issues; ethics; risk; uncertainty; value judgments; precautionary principle; distributive issues; justice; limits; prioritarianism; responsibility; egalitarianism; black swan; black elephant; risk management;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on the assumption that the intersection of moral philosophy and practical risk management is a rewarding area to study. In particular, the thesis assumes that concepts, ideas, and methods that are used in moral philosophy can be of great benefit for risk analysis, but also that practices in risk regulation provide a useful testing ground for moral philosophical theories. READ MORE