The 11th volume in the Peeters Ethics of Care series is written by Sandra Laugier: Politics of the Ordinary – Care, Ethics and Forms of Life (2020). In the spring of 2019, our editors Tessa Smorenburg and Madzy Dekema, travelled to Paris (FR) to interview her about the book which was also the cornerstone of her key note speech in this year’s conference of the Care Ethics Research Consortium. Her plea is to use ordinary language philosophy as a basis for a re-definition of care ethics and to draw attention to the ordinary life as the focus of care in moral expression.
The edited anthology offers translations of important texts, published by francophone care ethics scholars since the early 2000s. This gives readers a glimpse of the diversity of French-language care scholarship, and its unwavering commitment to showing that care is fundamentally political.
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?
The sixth volume in the series Ethics of Care is published: Emotions and Care: Interdisciplinary Perspectives eds Sophie Bourgault and Elena Pulcini, Continue reading Emotions and Care: Interdisciplinary Perspectives
As commemorated on our website, care-ethicist Frans Vosman passed away on June 10th, 2020. He leaves us his intellectual heritage. Here we highlight an article featuring in a recently published book, as part of the peer-reviewed Series Ethics of Care.
In Sacrifice: A care-ethical reappraisal of sacrifice and self-sacrifice (2015), Inge van Nistelrooij re-examens a rejected aspect of caregiving in late-modernity: caregiving entails sacrifices even to the extent of sacrificing the self. Continue reading Sacrifice: A care-ethical reappraisal