We speak of social distancing, yet of course that is not what is really going on. The transmission of the corona virus is being slowed down – or so experts are telling us and why would we not believe them? – by a package of measures being imposed upon us:Continue reading Social Distancing
Early January an interesting presentation will be organised in Osnabrück, Germany:
Enactivism and care ethics – Foregrounding the relational domain, by Petr Urban (Prag, Czech)
See also an interview with Petr Urban here
In this first edition of the series The French Voice, we present our interview with Sandra Laugier. Continue reading The French Voice: Sandra Laugier
Should the state facilitate assisted suicide when someone develops a death wish on account of the prospect of needing a wheelchair? And what should the response be when, if it involves a couple, one of the two partners has this prospect and will likely need to move to a nursing home, so that the couple can no longer live together as before? Should there be a state-regulated organization to fulfil their shared wish to die? Continue reading Questioning the Dutch political discourse regarding ‘completed life’
Dutch journalist, columnist and writer Stevo Akkerman reassesses religiously motivated care practices in a neighbourhood where the poor live. In the postscript Brecht Molenaar provides some background information to his blog. Continue reading Religion and Care
In 10 days Austrians will elect a new parliament. Eva Fleischer, professor at the Management Centre Innsbruck,reflects on the election campaign and its meaning regarding solidarity in Austria. Continue reading Is Austria moving towards being a society without solidarity?