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?
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
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
Interview with Sara Brotto. Brotto’s introductory book on Care Ethics (Etica della Cura, una introduzione) was published in 2013. The Italian philosopher Sara Brotto shares her ideas on care ethics with us. Continue reading Every school curriculum to include ethics of care
This book, a collection of articles on critical ethics of care and social work, is worthwhile reading for all who wish a better understanding of social work and its political importance. This political importance is unveiled by investigating social work practices from a ethics of care perspective, thus also showing the political nature of a critical ethics of care. Continue reading Critical Ethics of Care in Social Work
The Town That Took on the Taxman, a revealing documentary on tax policies. Continue reading It’s just about fair play, tax policies revealed