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Top Education certificate for Dutch Master Care Ethics and Policy

The Dutch accreditation organization for higher education (NVAO) awarded the master program Care Ethics and Policy of the University of Humanistic Studies the certificate ‘Top Education University 2018’. Top Education The master Care Ethics and Policy, at the University for Humanistic Studies in Utrecht, The Netherlands, is unique in the world. Chair professor dr. Carlo […]

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Care and Terror

Between Care and Terror

Klaxon, an elektronic magazine about ‘living art in public space’, just published a special issue on Care and Terror. Last year, Joan Tronto spoke about this topic at a conference in Brussels. Now her contribution and others have been included in this issue, which you can dowload for free. Care Confronted with terror, what can art […]

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sensible health care

Featured article: The sensible health care professional

Recently, two Dutch and one Belgium care ethicist published a paper on “The sensible health care professional: a care ethical perspective on the role of caregivers in emotionally turbulent practices” in Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy. Are you working in the field of care ethics and would you like your paper to be in the […]

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Coming up: Dutch care ethicists’ exchange with Danish scholars

This June, care ethicists Carlo Leget, Alistair Niemeijer and Merel Visse of the Dutch care ethicist group visit Aalborg University and Roskilde University in Denmark to exchange thoughts on two important research approaches to understand care: phenomenology and relational etnography. In Aalborg they will speak with Finn Hansen at Aarhus University, well-known for his Wonder […]

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demarcation

Late modern uncertainty and beyond demarcation

This week, two new papers of Dutch care ethicists have been accepted and published in peer-reviewed journals. Rethinking Frans Vosman and Alistair Niemeijer published their paper on ‘Rethinking critical reflection on care: late modern uncertainty and the implications for care ethics’ in Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy 1)Vosman, F. & Niemeijer, A. Med Health Care and Philos (2017). […]

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Care Ethics

Care Ethics

Care ethics is an interdisciplinary field of inquiry, which is driven by societal questions. Since the beginning of the 1980s, in this field various movements and disciplines have an interdisciplinary conversation, among which philosophy, ethics, social sciences, political and policy sciences, and nursing sciences. The contribution made by the research group at the University of […]

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CERC launch

CERC Launch

Prof. Tronto is one of care ethics’ pioneers and an internationally recognized political theorist; Prof. Leget is chair of the Dutch Care Ethics group at the University of Humanistic Studies (UHS) in the Netherlands, the place where a Master in Care Ethics is being taught. Tronto presently holds a honorary doctorate at this university. Springing […]

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