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Title Perspectives on philosophy of science in nursing : an historical and contemporary anthology / edited by E. Carol Polifroni, Marylouise Welch
Published Philadelphia : Lippincott, [1999]


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Description xvii, 538 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Sect. 1. Nursing and Philosophy of Science : Connections and disconnections / E. Carol Polifroni, Marylouise Welch -- Sect. 2. Truth : an exploration / E. Carol Polifroni -- Sect. 3. Explanation in Science / E. Carol Polifroni -- Sect. 4. Free will or determinism / E. Carol Polifroni -- Sect. 5. Phenomenology and Hermeneutics / Marylouise Welch -- Sect. 6. Critical theory and feminist critique / Marylouise Welch -- Sect. 7. Science and gender / Marylouise Welch -- Sect. 8. Postmodernism and nursing science / Marylouise Welch, E. Carol Polifroni
Summary "This unique collection of articles has been expertly designed to help you explore the origins, development, and diversity of Western scientific philosophic thought and to understand its relation to contemporary nursing practice."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Nursing theory
Nursing -- Philosophy.
Philosophy, Nursing.
Nursing Theory.
Nursing Theory.
Philosophy, Nursing.
Author Polifroni, E. Carol.
Welch, Marylouise.
LC no. 98015842
ISBN 0781712017