Covid-19, Bayesian Probability, and Kantian Ethics

Here’s something I wrote with an advanced or motivated undergraduate audience in mind: I Have a Sore Throat: am I going to die?I started it in mid March. Brings a lot of stuff about evidence, probability, and ethics that I’m interested in to bear on early pandemic decision making. I was intentionally short with everything, sort of just trying to entice interest by connecting broad philosophical issues together as they pertain to current events. Includes stuff on probability, evidence, the universalizability constraint, and internalism/externailism in epistemology. I would welcome comments and would be flattered if anyone shared with their students.

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