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University of East Anglia's Philosophy Public Lecture Series

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University of East Anglia's Philosophy Public Lecture Series

University of East Anglia's Philosophy Public Lecture Series

The Precautionary Principle has been a key element in public policy in areas such as the environment, finance, and health, for 40 years. And the general principle goes back to Hippocrates’s famous injunction: ‘First, do no harm’. But what does the Precautionary Principle really amount to? Is it sound? In what form? Can it save us from disastrous ‘black swans’ in an era of global risk and uncertainty? Or will it stop us from exploring the Promethean possibilities that some believe still await our species?

This series of 3 public lectures will find out…


All lectures are taking place in Lecture Theatre 2 at the University of East Anglia and begin at 6.30pm (doors at 6.20pm). All welcome, free to attend

For the full line - up and further information, please visit:
https://www.uea.ac.uk/philosophy/news-and-events/guest-lectures-spring-2016

University of East Anglia, University of East Anglia, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 7TJ

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