Philosophy of Nursing: A New Vision for Health Care / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- State University of New York Press
Employs philosophy to help illuminate the nature of nursing and provide a holistic view of both nursing and persons.
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 carefully crafted conversations between a nurse and many respected philosophers from Plato to Whitehead, the book reflects on spirituality, caring, and God or the One. The authors’ unique perspectivesBrencick is a nursing clinician; Webster, a philosopherprovide a profound and fascinating look at the modern health care system and a new vision for health care in the twenty-first century.
|Publisher:||State University of New York Press|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)|
About the Author
Janice M. Brencick is Clinical Instructor of Nursing at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center and Glenn A. Webster is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Colorado at Denver.
Table of Contents
Universality and Singularity in Nursing Practice As Illuminated by Imaginary Discussions with Greek, Medieval, and Early Modern Philosophers
Universality and Singularity in Nursing Practice As Illuminated by Imaginary Discussions with Modern and Contemporary Philosophers
From Jean Watson's Theory of Caring to a Philosophy of Caring
A Philosophy of Nursing