Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Justin M Le Blanc

  • Medical Autonomy and Vaccines: A Kantian Imperative

    Justin M Le Blanc Philadelphia, United States   Image courtesy of Wellcome Library, London. Wellcome Images [email protected] http://wellcomeimages.org In The Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals, Kant seeks to establish a concept of duty based solely on reason. He believed that one must not just act in “accordance with duty . . .” but…