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RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

Authors

Carl F. Cranor

Abstract

This article examines the use of epidemiology to evaluate Risks posed by toxic substances. Using illustrations drawn from an elaborate example, it argues that scientists applying usual conventions in doing statistical studies tend to ignore important normative issues.

Repository Citation

Carl F. Cranor, Scientific Conventions, Ethics and Legal Institutions, 1 RISK 155 (1990).

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