The moral context of the Sars-Cov-2 virus pandemic

Autor: Jemelka, Petr
Zdrojový dokument: Pro-Fil. 2021, roč. 22, č. 2, s. 56-67
Rozsah
56-67
  • ISSN
    1212-9097 (online)
Type: Článek
Jazyk
anglicky
Abstrakt(y)
This text is an attempt to reflect on some of the morally relevant issues raised by the current pandemic crisis. The specificity of this situation is also defined by comparison with the AIDS pandemic. The topicality of the current crisis is an obstacle to a more systematic analysis and formulation of more coherent conclusions. This is the reason why the text outlines those aspects that can now be formulated as possible starting points for discourse on the moral dimension of the pandemic. These mainly include the problem of responsibility (individual, social and professional) at a time of escalating risk situation. Other problems are briefly outlined according to the basic areas of bioethics – human bioethics, environmental ethics, and animal ethics.
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