The Covid-19 crisis as a case study of experimental philosophy

If this comes out to be generally accepted…

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/03/14/italians-80-will-left-die-country-overwhelmed-coronavirus/

…then, in terms of experimental philosophy, the intuitive solution of the trolley paradox is to run over the old man to spare the lives of kids.

Which, in its turn, means that at least politics has a consequentialist, not a deontological understanding of ethics.

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