Category Archives: Theses and Dissertations

The fragile voices from the work floor. Care-ethical power issues reconsidered

Social worker Silke Jacobi MA considers in the summary of her care-ethical thesis (2019) the possibilities of more impact and (political) participation of the institutional care-worker in an ambiguous neo-liberal context. Continue reading The fragile voices from the work floor. Care-ethical power issues reconsidered

Aiming at contact. Relational caring and the everyday interaction as effective principles in clinical forensic care

Petra Schaftenaar, member of the research network Critical Ethics of Care, presents a summary of the results of her PhD-thesis Aiming at contact. Relational caring and the everyday interaction as effective principles in clinical forensic care (2018) in the following article. Continue reading Aiming at contact. Relational caring and the everyday interaction as effective principles in clinical forensic care

Practical wisdom: vital core of professionalism in medical practices

The subject of the PhD thesis of Marij Bontemps is practical wisdom, “.. the virtuous capacity to .. discover what is morally relevant, knowing how to decide, knowing how to act, as well as knowing how to learn from what was not done well. Continue reading Practical wisdom: vital core of professionalism in medical practices