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An unwelcome, disenchanted care ethics

Frans Vosman was PhD supervisor of website editor Jeannet van de Kamp. She reflects on some aspects of what Vosman has put on the agenda as a highly pressing issue: “I believe that it (care ethics) is losing the critical force that has been its distinctive attribute from the start.” (2020: 20) Continue reading An unwelcome, disenchanted care ethics

Care as a political category

While presenting a short outline in his discussion of Fabienne Brugère’s book Care Ethics. The Introduction of Care as Political Category, editor Sylwin Cornielje elaborates also two themes that Brugère leaves open, as he believes these matters necessarily need to be clarified in order for care to become a convincing ground for political ethics in late modern society. Continue reading Care as a political category

Frans Vosman’s ‘Survivor‘: five inspirations

Honoring Frans Vosman, editor Ivonne Hoen wants to share with you his ‘unspeakable’ legacy for her research regarding the ‘survivor with chronic suffering’. She also ponders about taking up the challenge to broaden his theoretical concept with lifeworld experiences in the political practice. Continue reading Frans Vosman’s ‘Survivor‘: five inspirations

Care Ethics Research Consortium Conference 2020

Decentering ethics:
Challenging privileges, building solidarities

University of Ottawa
Ontario (Canada)
October 29-31, 2020

Local organizers: Sophie Bourgault (University of Ottawa)
and Fiona Robinson (Carleton University)

Scholars from all disciplines are invited to submit an abstract (between 250-300 words) for a 20-minute presentation (firm time limit) on the theme of Decentering Ethics. We are seeking presentations that explore how an ethic of care has addressed or can address the issues of privilege, hierarchy and solidarity in the contemporary context. All scholarly approaches are welcome including those that address or employ theory, empirical data, applications, policy, aesthetics, etc. Please note that the organizing committee encourages presentations that are not read.

See for further details this pdf