RISK: Health, Safety & Environment (1990-2002)


Typically, those who discuss Risk management envision a two-step process wherein, first, Risk is more or less objectively appraised and, second, the acceptability of those Risks is subjectively evaluated. This paper questions the philosophical foundations of that approach.

Repository Citation

Paul B. Thompson, Risk Objectivism and Risk Subjectivism: When Are Risks Real?, 1 RISK 3 (1990).