COVID-19

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Aaron Rodgers, “Critical Thinking,” and Intellectual Humility

How do we distinguish between healthy epistemic habits and virtues and those which are unhealthy?

Individual Rights, Collective Interests, and Vaccine Mandates

Is there any justifying the state's strong-arming and bullying in the name of its citizens' public health?
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Vaccine Hesitancy as Free-Riding

A not insignificant portion of the unvaccinated continue to confound us in their refusal to acknowledge the basic demands of fairness.
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Are Vaccines Passports Ethical?

Are we justified in constraining some people's rights so that others might enjoy a return to normal?
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COVID Vaccines and Primary Care

Are doctors violating their professional code in choosing who they will or will not treat, or, as always, simply minimizing their patients' risk and possible harm?
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Aesop and the Unvaccinated: On Messaging and Rationality

Too much time is devoted to finger-pointing and name-calling, while not enough attention is paid to what goes into the message.
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Medical Challenge Trials: Time to Embrace the Challenge?

Are there any good moral reasons for refusing to experiment with willing participants in the face of an emergency?
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An End to Pandemic Precautions?

How can we decide which precautions we should carry with us and which are better left behind?
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Time for Social Conscription?

The pandemic has offered a compelling backdrop for considering the institution of a national service program.
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Can You Be a Different Person After the Pandemic?

When we talk about human growth and personality change, what do we really mean?