The Ethics of Powerlessness team took part in the 2017 Autonomy Summer School, delivering modules on the Phenomenology of Powerlessness and The Power to be Oneself on Friday 7th July.
The Ethics of Powerlessness team ran a study day at St Helena Hospice on the 5th June 2017 from 10am to 4pm.
‘“Living well” or “living actively”? Ethics of Powerlessness researchers help revise NICE palliative care recommendations
The Ethics of Powerlessness research team at the University of Essex has successfully helped amend the draft scope of service delivery guidelines, ‘End of Life Guide: Delivery of Adult Services For People in the Last Year of Life’. The guidelines are being developed by the National Institute for Clinical Excellence
End-of-life care and the search for a new ethical approach: Essex researchers call for an “ethics of powerlessness”
Our friends, family and the professionals looking after us in the most difficult circumstances can also often find themselves helpless to improve the situation. Philosophers at the University of Essex are now looking to understand experiences of powerlessness by working with academics and healthcare professionals including staff at St Helena Hospice in Colchester.