Recently I wrote a letter to mrs U., member of the board of directors of a large care institute for people with mental illnesses. The reason for me to write this letter was what happened during my visit to my friend John, resident of the institute. Let me tell you what happened on this Saturday morning in July. Continue reading Simply good care?
Editor Richard Brons reflects upon three critical notions supporting Frans Vosman’s arduous efforts to keep care ethics embedded in an indispensable tradition of social and existential criticism. Continue reading Frans Vosman’s stance on care ethical critique
Care Ethics and Phenomenology: a Contested Kinship, edited by Frans Vosman en Per Nortvedt, investigates the relationship between philosophical phenomenology and ethics of care, elucidating the normative significance of human experience, emotion and embodiment. Continue reading Care Ethics and Phenomenology: a Contested Kinship?
Website editor Eveline Bolt was one of the university students of care-ethicist Frans Vosman from 2009-2012 and from 2012 onwards, also member of the editorial board of this website, of which Frans Vosman was founder, member and mentor. Continue reading Unruly realities: the teachings of Frans Vosman
Frans Vosman was PhD supervisor of website editor Jeannet van de Kamp. She reflects on some aspects of what Vosman has put on the agenda as a highly pressing issue: “I believe that it (care ethics) is losing the critical force that has been its distinctive attribute from the start.” (2020: 20) Continue reading An unwelcome, disenchanted care ethics
Editor Silke Jacobi reflects on the significance of Frans Vosman’s essential notion of ‘minima moralia’ for her master thesis on contemporary institutional aspects as well as in her professional practice. Continue reading Frans Vosman, minima moralia and the institutional question