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
The collection of articles in Care Ethics, Democratic Citizenship and the State invites reflection on how to think about the democratic caring state within different contexts globally. In this article editors Lizzie Ward and Petr Urban present the publication.
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
In corona times phone or video calls have taken over face-to-face conversations. In the Dutch Journal Healthcare & Ethics, Tessa Smorenburg wrote the article The boundaries of digital care according to ‘Her’. Continue reading The Boundaries of Digital Care According to ‘Her’
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?
Together with my colleagues Andries Baart and Jan den Bakker, I wrote an article in which we presented the Care-Ethical Model of Quality (CEMQ). We did that against the background of the Covid-19 pandemic and used the pandemic to illustrate the fruitfulness of CEMQ in describing, interrogating, evaluating, and improving existing care practices. Continue reading Cultivating quality awareness in corona times