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Bloomsbury Academic Podcast

May 29, 2020

Everyone knows that in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, what is considered normal or rational human behavior goes out the window. How would you react to a world-ending crisis? Author Bryan Hall has some ideas. In this episode, we discuss cultural relativity and philosophical theory both in the fictional context of ethics in an ungoverned, zombie-infested society and in the very real context of our current moral obligations during COVID-19—to wear masks, voice opinions on social media, refrain from hoarding food and supplies, among other ethical considerations in the face of an international virus.