Medical-technical innovations are great, but they often suppress a conversation about pain and suffering says Tessa Roberts-Smorenburg, care ethicist at the Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Hospital Amsterdam (NL) Continue reading From cancer one may sometimes die. Yet no one speaks about that anymore
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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In April 2022 Estela Roselló Soberón informed us about the creation of the Seminario Cuidados para la Vida y el Bien Común at the Centro de Ciencias de la Complejidad (C3) of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). In this blog Estela Roselló Soberón, general coordinator of the Seminar, calls for allies in the endeavor to work on its mission. Continue reading Caring news from Mexico
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
The Ethics of Care as a Critique of the Ideal of the Successful Life: do individuals universally prioritize self-development? In this short book, Frans Vosman challenges this notion, highlighting a cultural group focused on survival. Vosman advocates using ‘form of life’ and ‘cultural class’ to research political ethics, challenging hegemonic ideals. Continue reading Surviving as a Form of Life
Estela Roselló Soberón is the general coordinator of the Research Seminar on Care for Life and the Common Good at the research institute Centro de Ciencias de la Complejidad (C3) of UNAM, National Autonomous University of Mexico. She introduces the research programme of this Research Seminar. Continue reading Research Seminar on Care for Life and the Common Good