Tag: Nursing Ethics

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 justice – care ethics questions whether morality can be derived […]

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Late modern uncertainty and beyond demarcation

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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