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Mill, COVID-19 and vaccination

Some thoughts on freedom, rights and individual liberty

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen: this is your Captain speaking. We are about to land at […] Airport. Please ensure that your seatbelts are securely fastened and that your tray tables are returned to the upright position.Every pilot on approach to every landing, arguably assaulting the freedoms and liberties of everyone onboard while knowing full […]

Full Citation Information:
Harris, K. (2021). Mill, COVID-19 and vaccination: Some thoughts on freedom, rights and individual liberty. PESA Agora. https://pesaagora.com/columns/mill-covid-19-and-vaccination/

Kevin Harris

Kevin Harris is Emeritus Professor of Education at Macquarie University. He notes that he is enjoying retirement. He writes:

I have previously romanticised myself sufficiently; those interested can look up Educational Philosophy and Theory, 44(5), 450-463. I am now going on 84 and, with apologies to Shakespeare and Keats, I now ‘suffer the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to’: that is all ye need to know.