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Jeannette Pols - Empirical ethics as an ethics of care? The study of relations between people and technologies (GREG/UCL)

29/03/2018


Bio-biblio: Jeannette Pols is appointed as Socrates professor 'Social Theory, Humanism and Materialities' at the Department of Anthropology, program 'Health, Care and the Body', at the University of Amsterdam.She is Associate Professor and Principal investigator at the section of Medical Ethics of the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam.  In 2017 Pols was appointed as a member of the Advisory Board for the Government on health care: RVS (Raad voor Volksgezondheid & Samenleving). Jeannette Pols has a PhD in empirical philosophy from the University of Twente (2004) (title of the thesis: Good care. Enacting a complex ideal in long-term mental health care.  Pols has two doctoralen (Masters), one in Social Philosophy & Ethics (1992) and the other in Clinical Psychology (1992), both at the University of Groningen. The core of Pols' research is empirical ethics, which studies 'normativity in practice'. She formulated three research lines for the Socrates chair, to which she was appointed in 2012: 1) the analysis of ethical and aesthetic values in sociomaterial care practices; 2) the articulation of actual and preferable subject positions of people with chronic disease and other technology users; and 3) conceptualizing practical knowledge of patients and their carergivers. 

Infos: https://uclouvain.be/fr/instituts-recherche/iacchos/groupe-de-recherche-en-etudes-de-genre.html

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