The words ‘rational’ and ‘reasonable’ are often used interchangeably in everyday language. But for philosophers they have specific meanings. These distinct meanings are important because they help to articulate the desirable features of a policy response to Covid-19 and vaccines. As with anything in philosophy (or any subject, for that matter) there isn’t unanimous agreement […]Read More The Rational, The Reasonable, and Covid-19 Vaccine Policy
The Vaccine Debates Part 2: With Whom Is the Debate? Intro As I’ve been looking more into the vaccination “debate” (I’m using quotes because amongst scientists and physicians there is no debate) I’ve discovered a wealth of literature. Because I am far from an expert in biochemistry I will not discuss the individual […]Read More The Vaccine Debate Part 2: With Whom is the Debate and Should We Listen?
Preamble Because this blog post is likely to attract new readers to my blog, before I get into the meat of the debate I feel some preamble is in order. Facebook is a wonderful thing. It allows us to reconnect and stay in contact with friends to a degree that old skool letter writing […]Read More The Vaccine Debate Part 1: The Legal Aspect of the Feb. 22 Ruling