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  • 29
    Jun

    2020

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    COVID-19 and the Vulnerability of Migrants

    One of the many―arguably lesser attended―effects of the COVID-19 crisis has been the continued exacerbation of the vulnerability of migrants. With borders closed and the threat of the “end of asylum”...

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  • 25
    Jun

    2020

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    Resistance in the Time of Coronavirus

    “I can’t breathe” is the phrase that will define 2020. It captures the fear of the coronavirus that attacks the respiratory system of those who contract it and they were the last words of George...

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  • 22
    Jun

    2020

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    Harms, Benefits, and Trade-Offs in a Pandemic

    A crucial topic in moral philosophy involves the aggregation and comparison of harms and benefits.  How many, for instance, minor headaches relieved is worth a single human life?  How many people...

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  • 17
    Jun

    2020

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    COVID-19 and Refugee-Led Organisations

    Refugees in lower- and middle-income countries are facing some of the most serious consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic. In refugee camps, which have high population densities and thus present a particular...

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  • 17
    Jun

    2020

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    Interactional Rituals: Covidiotism

    Before we venture into a detailed analysis of interactional rituals and distance keeping, an interesting phenomenon worth considering is ‘covidiotism’ and its relationship with interactional rituals....

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  • 16
    Jun

    2020

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    Knowledge and Newspapers

    Recently while teaching my Theory of Knowledge class on Zoom I asked the students whether they should believe what they read in the newspapers. Their confident answer was that they should not – newspapers...

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  • 16
    Jun

    2020

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    Kant on Sympathy with the Fate of Others

    During the strange week in March that began almost normally and ended with the shuttering of campuses and a series of rushed goodbyes, the students in my course on Kant’s moral philosophy half-jokingly...

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  • 15
    Jun

    2020

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    COVID-19, the Crisis and the Necessity for...

    The coronavirus pandemic, even as it induces great anxiety and fear over people’s health, is at the same time causing disruption to our societies’ economies on a scale that is perhaps unprecedented....

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Authors in Cambridge Reflections: Covid-19