Digging into care practices

This article by the Dutch care-ethicists Vosman, Timmerman and Baart was part of a special issue of the International Journal of Care and Caring (IJCC), a new multidisciplinary journal designed to advance scholarship and debate in the important and expanding field of care and caring.
In the article Digging into care practices, Vosman, Baart and Timmerman elaborate on the confrontation of care ethics with qualitative empirical and theoretical developments in the Low Countries.
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About the author: Frans Vosman

Prof. dr. Frans Vosman studied moral theology and philosophy at Nijmegen University and did a doctorate on economical ethics in Paris and Rome. Professor Louis Vereecke was his promotor. He was engaged in medical ethics before he took interest in the ethics of care, at Tilburg University, where he was professor ethics of care. He held a chair ethics of care at the University of Humanistics, Utrecht. He was interested in combining conceptual and empirical ethics and in the fundamental political character of the ethics of care. Together with colleagues he did research in a general hospital about patients perspectives and research with regard to people with an intellectual disability. He focused on the ethics of care as a form of fundamental political ethics, He considered the connections with other forms of political ethics, with epistemology and political forms of phenomenology to be quintessential. Frans Vosman died in June, 2020