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The COVID 19 Pandemic Collection



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The COVID-19 pandemic will likely be seen as having had a profound effect on how we live and work, as well its economic and health repercussions. But it also brought ethical issues and challenges into focus,  from ‘Fake News’ to issues of individual freedom.

We welcome Chapter contributions addressing issues such as:

  • The right to vaccinate, and the right to refuse vaccination
  • The location of moral agency- individuals or collectives
  • The responsibilities of government in a pandemic
  • How are  personal freedom and collective responsibility defined?
  • What is the relationship of collective responsibility/ individual freedom with social justice?  
  • Can offering privileges to vaccinated citizens be considered a moral issue?
  • What is the moral responsibility the media in a pandemic?
  • How do imposed ‘lockdowns’ measure against human rights?
  • What are the ethical, moral and practical lessons from COVID 19?

Chapter Guidelines

A Chapter will normally be between 3000 and 6000 words, but these are not strict word limits, and can be discussed with the Editor. They should be written in English, and presented to the Editor complete and free of spelling and grammar errors. Please see our Manuscript Submission Guidelines for more information.

Chapter Authors will be asked to sign a simple Contributor Agreement, and to warrant that a Chapter does not infringe any copyright or other rights, and that the Author holds the rights to publish the work.



To discuss or submit a Chapter for consideration in The COVID 19 Pandemic Collection, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.