Problems for Chapter 9


 I. What decisions have you made in the past month that involved a tradeoff between a risk of death and other values? Try to estimate, at least approximately, the costs, benefits, and probabilities for one such decision, and calculate from that an upper (or lower) bound on your value for your own life.

If you are willing to have your answer made public, email it to me, along with a note as to whether you do or do not want me to include your name. If I get some good ones, I may put them up.