Ethics of care – with its emphasis on care instead of fairness, relationships instead of rules, conflicting responsibilities instead of competing rights, contextual and narrative thinking instead of formal and abstract thinking – originates in the empirical research of Carol Gilligan and her co-workers. Continue reading Empirically grounded ethics of care
‘Why frailty needs vulnerability- A care ethicial study into the lived experiences of older hospital patients’ at the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands. On May 6th, 2015, Hanneke van der Meide presented her thesis. This study was conducted in the framework of a strategic program called ‘Professional Loving Care’. Continue reading “Why frailty needs vulnerability”
December 2015. An interview with Helena Olofsdotter Stensöta, associate professor and senior lecturer. Her research focuses on gender, ethics, public policy and administration. “A public ethics of care: bringing ethics of care into public ethics research.” Continue reading Helena Olofsdotter Stensöta
The Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Education and Applied Psychology, and the Department of Woman and Child Health, University of Padova, announce the advanced European Bioethics Course ‘Ethics of Pediatric Research’ in Padova, Italy from 18-20 May 2015. Continue reading Intensive European Bioethics Course “Ethics of Pediatric Research” – 18-20 May 2015
‘Just be loving’, a member of the Board of Directors of a Dutch hospital wrote on a pile of policy documents. A huge care ethical change program was born: a loving hospital. Continue reading Impression masterclass: Loving care
Inge van Nistelrooij will defend her PhD-thesis on ‘Sacrifice. A care-ethical reappraisal of sacrifice and self-sacrifice’ at the University of Humanistic Studies (Utrecht, the Netherlands) on January 15, 2014. What made her choose this subject, how did her research unfold, and what were the most striking outcomes?