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Moral Frameworks for Addressing the Pandemic

In this episode of New Ideal Live, philosophers Aaron Smith and Onkar Ghate analyze a recent Bloomberg.com article, “How Coronavirus Is Shaking Up the Moral Universe.” That article surveys “some of the leading idea systems undergirding competing. . .

How You Can Advance the Cause of Reason and Freedom

Take a short break from the grim pandemic headlines, and let me share with you three bright spots. In April, this journal saw significant growth in the number of new readers, an increase of about 180 percent compared to the same period last year. . .

Thinking Philosophically About the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic and the responses to it from both business and government are now dominating the headlines and overwhelming our lives. As we all begin to grapple with the wide-ranging effects of both the disease and the steps being taken to. . .

How Goes the Pandemic Battle? Interview with Dr. Amesh Adalja

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Ben Bayer talks with Amesh Adalja,  a well-known expert on pandemic preparedness, about the latest developments in the Covid-19 pandemic. Among the topics covered: Why there are outbreaks in. . .

Is It Moral to Accept Government Money During Covid-19?

Is it morally permissible to accept government money? Does the answer change in the midst of a pandemic like Covid-19? In this episode of New Ideal Live, Elan Journo and Onkar Ghate discuss how to think through these questions in a principled way. . .

Legal Challenges to the Pandemic Lockdowns

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Elan Journo sits down with Steve Simpson and Anastasia Boden, senior attorneys at the Pacific Legal Foundation, to discuss the legality of the stay-at-home orders issued by states amid the coronavirus pandemic and. . .

THINKING ABOUT THE PANDEMIC

Amid the havoc and upheaval brought on by the novel coronavirus outbreak, there’s much to cover. This page showcases our latest pandemic-related content.