Are Risks Wrong? Anthony Sebok on John Oberdiek, ‘The Moral Significance of Risking’

“In The Moral Significance of Risking, John Oberdiek offers a theory of why risk imposition is prima facie wrong. Oberdiek admits that his argument will only be persuasive if he applies it to risk imposition in its purest form (what he calls ‘risking’). Risking’s moral significance – if it has any – must be based on the imposition of the risk of harm, and not the harm itself …” (more)

[JOTWELL, 27 February]

First posted 2013-02-27 16:09:15

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