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Author Omery, Anna.

Title In search of nursing science / edited by Anna Omery, Christine E. Kasper, Gayle G. Page
Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1995]


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 MELB  610.7301 Ome/Iso  AVAILABLE
Description xii, 308 pages ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Introduction: Nursing Science for Nursing Practice / Sue Karen Donaldson -- 2. Contemporary Empiricism / Sandra J. Weiss -- 3. Pragmatism: The Problem With the Bottom Line / Christine E. Kasper -- 4. Science as Tradition and Tradition Shattering: Thomas Kuhn's Philosophy of Science / Jacquelyn Ann K. Kegley -- 5. Moving Beyond: A Generative Philosophy of Science / Barbara Riegel, Anna Omery, Evelyn Calvillo, Naiema Gaber Elsayed, Patricia Lee, Pamela Shuler and Bonnie Ellen Siegel -- 6. Science as Problem Solving / Sara T. Fry -- 7. An Evolutionary Approach to the Discipline of Nursing and Nursing Administration / Cathy Rodgers Ward -- 8. Feminism, Science, and Nursing / Ruth Ginzberg -- 9. The Method Question / Sandra Harding -- 10. Pain: An Issue of Gender / Gayle Giboney Page -- 11. Phenomenology and Science / Anna Omery and Carol Mack -- 12. The Experience of Surgery: Phenomenological Clinical Nursing Research / Marlene Zichi Cohen
13. A Hermeneutical Human Science for Nursing / Richard H. Steeves and David L. Kahn -- 14. Passages Through the Heart: A Hermeneutic of Choice / Francelyn Reeder -- 15. Critical Theory for Science of Nursing Practice / Hesook Suzie Kim and Inger Margrethe Holter -- 16. Methodology for Critical Theory: Critical Action Research / Inger Margrethe Holter and Hesook Suzie Kim -- 17. Poststructuralist Science: An Historical Account of Profound Visibility / Laura Cox Dzurec -- 18. Severe Mental Disability? Or a Play of Wills? / Laura Cox Dzurec -- 19. Applied Science, Practice, and Intervention Technology / Anne H. Bishop and John R. Scudder, Jr. -- 20. Science and Practice: The Nature of Knowledge / Hannah Dean -- 21. Science as the Predictor of Professional Recognition and Success / Luther Christman -- Epilogue: The Journey Continues
Summary Includes: Contemporary empiricism Pragmatism Revolutionary/evolutionary philosophy of science Postmodern philosophy of science: feminism, science, and nursing the method question pain: an issue of gender phenomenology and science the experience of sur
Notes AG 3/98
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing -- Philosophy.
Science -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, Nursing.
Author Kasper, Christine E.
Omery, Anna.
Page, Gayle G.
LC no. 94037207
ISBN 0803950934 (cl)
0803950942 (pb)