Precarity is a rich and widely contested term that can describe a variety of oppressive circumstances. The Care Ethics Research Consortium (CERC), a worldwide, interdisciplinary community organises its first annual conference on this theme. Eva Feder Kittay and Fiona Robinson will be the key note speakers. Continue reading Care Ethics and Precarity
The recent United States Presidential Election have drastically increased the sense of precarity for many individuals resulting in protest and unrest.
Part I of a series of care ethical comments on the US elections. Continue reading US elections and its backdrop: precarity and fear
“The ethics of care can certainly participate in processes aiming to reshape, repair, heal, anticipate, understand, denounce and provide an opportunity for expressing injustices of many kinds”, says Dominique Hétu, while providing insight in how this is done in Canada. Continue reading Care Ethics in Canada
Is the ethics of care approach, critical as it is with regard to Modernity, aware of late Modernity, with its paradoxes of Modernity, e.g.: “thou shalt be autonomous”? Care ethicists Frans Vosman and Alistair Niemijer recently published an article inMedicine, Health Care and Philosophy, on this issue. It is time for a next step in care ethics. This article outlines this next step. Continue reading Rethinking critical reflection on care