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Does the Precautionary Principle point us in any helpful direction ? The Paralyzing Principle

@inproceedings{SunsteinDoesTP,
  title={Does the Precautionary Principle point us in any helpful direction ? The Paralyzing Principle},
  author={Cass R. Sunstein}
}
The Precautionary Principle enjoys widespread international support. But what does the principle mean or require? There are numerous definitions, and they are not all compatible with one another. We can imagine a continuum of understandings. At one extreme are weak versions to which no reasonable person could object; at the other extreme are strong versions that would appear to call for a fundamental rethinking of regulatory policy. ll over the world, there is increasing interest in a simple… Expand
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