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Kristien Hens

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pp. 167–174

14. Caring Responsibilities

I describe a care ethics approach that extends beyond individual human relations, using the ideas of Joan Tronto, Maria Puig De La Bellacasa and Viola Cordova. I argue that an ethic of care that is useful for bioethicists transcends the merely human and reflects an underlying truth that human existence is entangled with the world at large.