Interview with Petr Urban: “I deem it necessary to undertake a substantial critical reflection on normative presuppositions of the “new science of happiness”. The ethics of care could serve here as an appropriate point of reference” Continue reading Practice of care and practice of play
Do we know how general practitioners decide what to do when caring for patients who are at the end of their life? Continue reading Practical wisdom
In the Netherlands a much debated issue is whether or not people who consider their life ‘to be completed’ should be entitled to get assistance in ending it. The concept ‘completed life’ is the central concept of a discourse that aims to make this entitlement a matter of Dutch legislation. Continue reading When is a life completed?
‘When you lose your self-respect, you’re done’
I, Daniel Blake is a British-French drama film about a 59-year-old skilled craftsman, widowed, living in Newcastle.
Daniel Blake (Dave Johns), is recovering from a severe heart attack. For the first time in his life, he needs help from the State. Continue reading Humiliating benefit systems undermine self-respect
In 2017, both the International Care Ethics Observatory of the University of Surrey (UK) and the Centre for Biomedical Ethics and Law of the Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium) will organize the 18th Nursing Ethics Conference and the 3rd International Ethics in Care Conference. An excellent occasion to reflect on the present and future challenges and opportunities for ethics in nursing and care.See our calendar item for more information
The organizers of the conference ‘Ethics and Social Welfare in Hard Times’ in London, Sept. 1-2, 2016 have published an evaluation of the results. Continue reading Ethics and Social Welfare in Hard Times