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Unformatted text preview: the one who is ordinary in this. 4. Typically people recognize that their age and physical condition affect their vulnerability to some risks, and adjust their behavior accordingly so as to avoid harm. 5. So ordinary prudence tracks age and condition 6. So, Justice Wheeler is right. “BE CAREFUL!” -> Slow down, stop, pay attention. These are ways of being careful = these reduce the likelihood of coming to harm. How far should a person have to go in reducing the probability that she will come to harm? How careful are you being? What cost to the person herself? Could there be a point beyond which you shouldn’t have to reduce this probability even though you coud reduce it still further than you have?...
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course PHL 226 taught by Professor Richards during the Fall '08 term at Alabama.
- Fall '08