“Who’s Afraid of Technological Risk?”: An Attempt to Model Reasonable Emotions

  • P. J. M. Stallen
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 4)


Toxicologists typically distinguish three levels of exposure — acute, chronic and subchronic. Toxicological knowledge of these levels differs considerably. We know quite a lot about acute exposures but much less about chronic poisoning, particularly in cases not connected with occupational hazards. We know virtually nothing about subchronic exposures.


Environmental Impact Assessment Appraisal Threat Nuclear Regulatory Commission Technological Risk Subchronic Exposure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. J. M. Stallen
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  1. 1.Centre for Technology and Policy StudiesNetherlands Organization for Applied Scientific ResearchApeldoornThe Netherlands

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