Published in


Vaccines Now, Safety Later: The Utilitarian Ethics of Rushing

Photo by CDC on Unsplash

What would John Stuart Mill say?

My brother and I spent hours on the phone. Should we take mom out of her senior living facility? She’s in good health, she has no underlying conditions, and only uses a walker because we make her. But she is 93 years old, and if Covid-19 gets into her building, it would be a death sentence.



Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Brian E. Wish, PhD

I do a lot of things. Some of them I even do well. But what I really want to do is share ideas. Check or