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In June of 2011 the Australian Safety Critical Systems Association (ASCSA) published a short discussion paper on what they believed to be the philosophical principles necessary to successfully guide the development of a safety critical system. The paper identified eight management and eight technical principles, but do these principles do justice to the purported purpose of the paper?

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Why is the concept of a hazard so hard to pin down? Wittgenstein provides some pointers as to why there is les to this old chestnut than appears to be.

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