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Whose Fundamental Rights? Why COVID-19 tests the foundations of constitutional democracies



Year of publication 2021
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Social Studies

Description Under the state of emergency, governments have curtailed numerous fundamental rights. Since epistemic uncertainty makes it difficult to determine whether this is constitutionally warranted, we are witnessing a dispute over the nature and future of constitutional democracy. I discuss why one of the core lessons of the Covid-19 pandemic is that rather that asking who is the best expert on any given problem, we need to figure out how to manage normative diversity.
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