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Frontiers of Philosophy in China

Front. Philos. China    2020, Vol. 15 Issue (4) : 547-566     https://doi.org/10.3868/s030-009-020-0032-5
RESEARCH ARTICLE
Some Philosophical Thinking about the COVID-19 Pandemic
HAN Zhen()
Research Center for Philosophical Thinking & Development Strategy, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
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Abstract

The COVID-19 pandemic will inevitably change the evolutionary process of human civilization. It not only affects everyone’s understanding of globalization, but also makes people reflect on many cultural values and on the institutional arrangements of society. The underlying problems are ultimately men’s survival and life’s meaning. The outbreak, which was so sudden, has forced people to reconsider the possible forms of a reasonable lifestyle, the relationship between individual and collective rights, the boundaries of men’s right to freedom, the relationship between man and nature, the relationship between man and other creatures, and so on.

Keywords COVID-19      pandemic      virus      thinking trap      freedom      future of man     
Issue Date: 23 December 2020
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HAN Zhen. Some Philosophical Thinking about the COVID-19 Pandemic[J]. Front. Philos. China, 2020, 15(4): 547-566.
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