Centre for Humanistic Health Research
The Health, Humanity and Culture network is managed by the Centre for Humanistic Health Research, Institute of Philosophy and History of Ideas, University of Aarhus. In addition to administering the network, the centre handles a number of teaching and research-related tasks.
The activities at the centre are characterised by dealing with questions concerning illness and health in a very broad sense, based on humanistic (including psychological) and philosophical analytical strategies. Specifically, the work carried out at the centre revolves around theoretical, historical, ethical/value-related and political conditions in relation to illness, health, biotechnology, culture, development of practice, method, and assessment criteria.
Currently, research is in progress in the following areas:
The centre staff carry out teaching in a variety of contexts:
A. Teaching at the Faculty of Health Science:
B. Teaching at the Faculty of Humanities:
C. PhD courses:
Network for Medical Philosophy
The centre staff are also active as lecturers and speakers in a number of contexts