Search for dissertations about: "Per Wikman-svahn"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Per Wikman-svahn.

  1. 1. Ethical aspects of radiation protection

    Author : Per Wikman-Svahn; John Cantwell; Gustaf Arrhenius; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Radiation; risk; ethics; Philosophy subjects; 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

    Author : Per Wikman-Svahn; John Cantwell; Carl F. Cranor; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; 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

  3. 3. Ethical Adaptation to Sea Level Rise: The Planner’s Perspective

    Author : Anna Wedin; Karin Edvardsson Björnberg; Per Wikman-Svahn; Neelke Doorn; KTH; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; adaptation; climate change; sea level rise; local planning; ethics; empirical ethics; planning for uncertainty; Philosophy; Filosofi;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses local adaptation to climate change-induced sea level rise, taking an ethical perspective and focusing at the role of planning and the planner. The research, which has been conducted within a transdisciplinary research project, takes a bottom-up approach to applied ethics, and relies to a great extent on empirical data. READ MORE