Emerging technologies, extreme uncertainty, and the principle of rational precautionary reasoning

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Authors: Brownsword, R.

Journal: Law, Innovation and Technology

Volume: 4

Issue: 1

Pages: 35-65

Describes the Principle of Rational Precautionary Reason (PRPR), a form of precautionary reasoning that helps regulators approach technological innovations giving rise to extreme uncertainty as to their impact on health, the environment or public morals in a rational manner. Notes the charge of irrationality often levelled at the application of the precautionary principle. Suggests how the PRPR serves as both a prudential and moral precautionary principle. Illustrates its application to three examples of emerging technology

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Authors: Beyleveld, D. and Brownsword, R.

Journal: Law, Innovation and Technology

Volume: 4

Issue: 1

Pages: 35-65

eISSN: 1757-997X

ISSN: 1757-9961

DOI: 10.5235/175799612800650644

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