This summer the Humanities Research Institute Sheffield, United Kingdom organised the conference Care in Practice: On the Philosophy and Implementation of Care Ethics. This was an international conference on care ethics, viewed from the perspective of philosophers and those engaged in medical practice Continue reading On the Philosophy and Implementation of Care Ethics
A striking concern with austerity policies and its consequences for citizens and social workers. That is the central impression I’ve got at the conference, organized by the journal Ethics and Social Welfare, on Sept. 1-2, 2016 in London. Continue reading Welfare in hard times
‘The completion… Well, the way I want to talk about it is not how care is received, since that makes them, the care receivers, appear to care as passive’.
Eva Fedar Kittay on care as taking up of another’s action. Continue reading The completion of care as taking up of another’s actions as care
‘Caring for vulnerable people in late modern society: towards the next phase of Ubuntu’ is the full title of the inaugural address recently delivered by Prof. Dr. Andries Baart at Vaal Triangle Campus of North-West University in South Africa. Continue reading Towards the next phase of Ubuntu