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DEALING WITH UNCERTAINTY
The man in search of certainties: between belief and knowledge
I - Some theoretical aspects of uncertainty
10 Think of extreme events
16 Some thoughts on the uncertainty over the history of science and ideas
22 Probability and uncertainty
Mme Dominique DEPRINS
32 The concept of risk and its evolution
II - Uncertainty: an omnipresent factor
38 What about the risk management after the entrenchment of the precautionary principle?
45 Investment of defense against the uncertainty
52 Chemical hazards and their management
59 Works in the dark
III - Which approach to adopt in the face of uncertainty?
70 The uncertainty in technology
Sven Ove HANSSON
75 From the uncertainty obstacle to productive uncertainty, or how to deal with potential risks of nano-objects?
82 From uncertainty to care: the role of metrology
Jean-Luc LAURENT et Benoît GAUMONT
92 Risk and prospective