Category: Publications

Interdependency: The fourth existential insult to humanity

Tom Malleson-Interdependency

Tom Malleson, PhD recently published an interesting article on interdependency, from a care ethical point of view. He argues that taking interdependency seriously would lead to profound changes in our culture, our central political concepts, and even our major institutions. We contacted Tom Malleson for an insight into the background of the article and the author. Interdisciplinary “I’m one […]

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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 it? For some time I had been thinking that it […]

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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 to end life at a self-chosen moment from an insider […]

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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 people, who are tired of life and who consider their life […]

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