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Human Technology And Terrorism: Implications For Aviation Security, Editor Sep 2001

Human Technology And Terrorism: Implications For Aviation Security, Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article describes common human vulnerabilities when using technology to minimize aviation security threat.


Examining Recent Expert Elicitation Judgment Guidelines: Value Assumptions And The Prospects For Rationality, Patricia Fleming Mar 2001

Examining Recent Expert Elicitation Judgment Guidelines: Value Assumptions And The Prospects For Rationality, Patricia Fleming

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

This paper was presented at the VALDOR Symposium, Stockholm, June 1999. The author examines the value assumptions in the U.S. Department of Energy and Nuclear Regulatory Commission guidance on the use of expert judgment relating to high level nuclear waste disposal site selection.


Who’S Afraid Of Postmodernism?, Simon Blackburn Jan 2001

Who’S Afraid Of Postmodernism?, Simon Blackburn

Philosophic Exchange

Postmodernism is a celebration of relativism. It is a movement that has actively embraced the collapse of standards that it takes this to imply. This paper examines the debate between postmodernists and their opponents, approaching it through the debate over Alan Sokal’s famous hoax.