This is an international conference on care ethics, viewed from the perspective of philosophers and those engaged in medical practice.

Humanities Research Institute, Sheffield: directions

Wednesday 1st June

10.00-11.15 Elianna Fetterolf (Oxford) and Miranda Fricker (Sheffield): ‘Epistemic Justice as a Virtue of Healthcare Professionals’

11.15-11.45  Tea/coffee

11.45-1.00 Tove Pettersen (Oslo): ‘Reconceptualizing Care: Mature Care and Asymmetric Relationships’

1.00-2.00    Lunch

2.00-3.15 Guy Widdershoven (Amsterdam): ‘Making Care Ethics Work in Clinical Practice: Moral Case Deliberation as a Tool for Ethical Reflection’

3.30-4.45 Nel Noddings (Stanford): ‘Care Ethics and Communication Across Social Classes’

4.45-5.15  Tea/coffee

5.15-6.30 Chris Bennett (Sheffield): ‘Care, Authority and the Structure of Interpersonal Interaction’

Buffet reception, open to all participants who register (see below)

Thursday 2nd June

10.00-11.15 Sarah Clark Miller (Penn State): ‘Dignity Redefined’

11.15-11.45  Tea/coffee

11.45-1.00 Robert Stern (Sheffield): ‘Care for the Other: Løgstrup and Care Ethics’

1.00-2.00 Lunch

2.00-3.15 Stephanie Collins (Manchester): ‘Putting Limits on the Demands of Care’

3.30-4.45 Jonathan Montgomery (UCL): ‘Only Connect… Can We Integrate Care Ethics and Legal Accountability?’

4.45-5.15 Tea/coffee

5.15-6.30 Yonatan Shemmer (Sheffield): ‘The Object of Trust’


Attendance is free (and includes refreshments), but please register here

Use the same website to register for the free conference buffet reception (for which numbers are limited)

Download the conference programme here

Organizer: Robert Stern



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