Philosophy of Nursing: A New Vision for Health Care / Edition 1

Philosophy of Nursing: A New Vision for Health Care / Edition 1

by Janice M. Brencick, Glenn A. Webster
     
 

ISBN-10: 0791443809

ISBN-13: 9780791443804

Pub. Date: 01/28/2000

Publisher: State University of New York Press

Using the philosophical lens of universality and singularity in combination with nursing practice, Janice M. Brencick and Glenn A. Webster explore the complex relationship between science and technology, on the one hand, and the care of unique and complex individuals on the other. Through conversations between a nurse and many respected philosophers from Plato to…  See more details below

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Using the philosophical lens of universality and singularity in combination with nursing practice, Janice M. Brencick and Glenn A. Webster explore the complex relationship between science and technology, on the one hand, and the care of unique and complex individuals on the other. Through conversations between a nurse and many respected philosophers from Plato to Whitehead, the book reflects on spirituality, caring, and God or the One.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780791443804
Publisher:
State University of New York Press
Publication date:
01/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
247
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Narrative11
Ch. 3Universality and Singularity in Nursing Practice as Illuminated by Imaginary Discussions with Greek, Medieval, and Early Modern Philosophers25
Ch. 4Universality and Singularity in Nursing Practice as Illuminated by Imaginary Discussions with Modern and Contemporary Philosophers77
Ch. 5From Jean Watson's Theory of Caring to a Philosophy of Caring127
Ch. 6A Philosophy of Nursing159
Ch. 7Conclusion199
Notes207
Bibliography229
Index235

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