German population against the dedicated application of the state's mandatory vaccination law ( Bayer 2007 ). In the miscellany of international and regional human rights conventions, the protection of health retains a dominant, privileged position, the
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Politics, COVID-19, and the New Germany
Michael Meng and Adam R. Seipp
This article argues that we are witnessing the possible emergence of a Germany confident in the strength of its rational and democratic approach to governance. Thinking about this development through Baruch Spinoza’s insights into the centrality of reason to democracy, we suggest that Germany has responded to its past in a salutary manner by building a rational and responsible democracy. Few recent events illustrate this transformation more clearly than Germany’s reaction to the covid-19 pandemic.
Marla Frederick, Yunus Doğan Telliel, and Heather Mellquist Lehto
academically trained in hermeneutics, idealism, and Qur'anic sciences in Turkey and Germany, and has written extensively on the necessity and urgency of renewing Islamic civilization. In a recent commentary titled “The Coronavirus and the End of Post