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Freedom, Eudaemonia, and Risk
An Inquiry into the Ethics of Risk-Taking
- Kathleen Touchstone applies the philosophies of Objectivism, rule-utilitarianism, and neo-Aristotelianism to strategies of risk management. She proposes a risk index model which accounts for probability, virtue, and consequences, utilizing philosophical insight into the gauging of success.
- Chapter 1: Freedom to Flourish Chapter 2: Flourishing Chapter 3: Life as the Ultimate Value Chapter 4: Virtues Chapter 5: On Giving: Decisions under "Certainty" Chapter 6: On Decision-making under Uncertainty Chapter 7: On the Concept of Probability Chapter 8: Risk-taking Chapter 9: Final Thoughts
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