Category: Publications

Care Ethics and Poetry

Care Ethics and Poetry

Care Ethics and Poetry is the first book length work to address the relationship between poetry and feminist care ethics.   The authors argue that morality, and more specifically, moral progress, is a product of inquiry, imagination, and confronting new experiences. Engaging poetry, therefore, can contribute to […]

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Respecting moral diversity

moral diversity

Facing the death of other people, we are confronted with our deepest convictions of what makes sense and what does not.  A mother of four should not die of breast cancer in her mid 40s, for this runs contrary to whatever possible order of justice […]

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Medical versus care ethics

medical ethics

As a former medical student – but not a doctor – studying the field of care ethics, I was always interested in bringing these two worlds together. Whereas the dominant (bio)medical ethics in healthcare revolves around four principles – beneficence, non-maleficence, respect for autonomy, and […]

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Art of Living, Art of Dying

Art of Living, Art of Dying

Spring 2017 a new book by Carlo Leget was published, Art of Living, Art of Dying. Spiritual Care for a Good Death, by Jessica Kingsley Publishers in London/Philadelphia. Care-ethics.org had an interview with the author. A new book about spiritual care, why did you write […]

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Older people on self-chosen death

Self-chosen death by elderly

Caught between intending and doing: older people ideating on a self-chosen death Els van Wijngaarden, Carlo Leget and Anne Goossensen 1) University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, Netherlands Abstract Objectives The aim of this paper is to provide insight into what it means to live with the intention […]

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Ready to give up on life

give up on life

The lived experience of elderly people who feel life is completed and no longer worth living. Els van Wijngaarden, Carlo Leget and Anne Goossensen 1)University of Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, Netherlands In the Netherlands, there has been much political and public debate on the question whether elderly […]

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