From the 15th till the 17th of September 2016 research group Anthropos (Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, KU Leuven) will organize a conference on the following theme: Relation, Vulnerability, Love.
The Ethics of Care as a Resource for Democracy. This is the title of the lecture delivered by Sandra Laugier (Université Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne; CNRS**, France) at A Night of Philosophy, organized in New York in April. Continue reading French care ethics: in a different voice indeed
Interview with Kanchana Mahadevan, professor of philosophy in Mumbai. Marieke Potma visited her in India. Mahadevan’s research focuses on ethics of care, feminist philosophy and socio-political philosophy. “The ethics of care offers an alternative to Eurocentric notions of self-sufficiency and planned rationality.” Continue reading Care ethics and social vulnerability in India
Prof. Joan Tronto, well-known for her contribution to care ethics, reviewed a book on vulnerability. The book titled ‘Vulnerability: New Essays in Ethics and Feminist Philosophy’ was edited by Catriona Mackenzie, Wendy Rogers, and Susan Dodds. Continue reading Vulnerability: Book review by Joan Tronto
‘Why frailty needs vulnerability- A care ethicial study into the lived experiences of older hospital patients’ at the University of Tilburg in the Netherlands. On May 6th, 2015, Hanneke van der Meide presented her thesis. This study was conducted in the framework of a strategic program called ‘Professional Loving Care’. Continue reading “Why frailty needs vulnerability”