All the beauty and the bloodshed (2022) is a biographical film (biopic) about the photographer and activist Nan Goldin (US). In this film, the politically engaged director Laura Poitras shows the multilayered, traumatic, activistic and famous life of Goldin, now 69. The adage ‘The personal is the political’ characterizes both Poitras and Goldin, neither of whom ever hesitates to show the raw reality of existence as it is. Continue reading All the beauty and the bloodshed
Remembering Nel Noddings (1929-2022)
Nel Noddings, well known for her conceptual contributions to the ethics of care, passed away on August 25, 2022 at the age of 93. Continue reading Remembering Nel Noddings (1929-2022)
Peace carillons mark one year of war in Ukraine
February 24th 2023 marks the one-year ‘anniversary’ of the invasion of Ukraine by Russian troops.
Carillonneurs in several European countries publicly commemorate this day by playing their carillons. Continue reading Peace carillons mark one year of war in Ukraine
Social inclusion or cohesion, an atonal perspective
In the video-interview, which is embedded in this article, we gladly introduce Sabrina Keinemans and her take on the specific relationship between her research- and educational activities and the politico-ethical aspects of the Social Work practice.
Keinemans is a Dutch lecturer in the field of social integration and chair of the Ethical Committee on Research at Zuyd University of Applied Sciences in Sittard (NL). Focussing on social inclusion, she is especially interested in the opportunities and limitations of social workers to contribute to the politico-ethical aspects of social work practice. Continue reading Social inclusion or cohesion, an atonal perspective
Taking Refuge in the Arts
The richness and complexity of the article ‘Taking Refuge in the Arts’ by care ethicist Frans Vosman († 2020), is conveyed through a dense text which is sometimes difficult to fully grasp. Its richness only becomes apparent upon repeated reading. In an introduction to this article, web editor Jeannet van de Kamp ties together different strands in his work, leading up to the thoughts expressed in the article.
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Care Ethics Confronts Mainstream Philosophy
A special issue of the journal, Philosophies, edited by Maurice Hamington, of Portland State University and Maggie FitzGerald of the University of Saskatchewan, is now available online. The issue’s theme is ‘Care Ethics Confronts Mainstream Philosophy’. Continue reading Care Ethics Confronts Mainstream Philosophy