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Research practice / ed. Michael S. Lewis-Beck

Secondary Author Lewis-Beck, Michael S. Country Reino Unido. Publication London : Sage, cop. 1994 Description X, 406 p. ; 23 cm Series International handbooks of quantitative applications in the social sciences , 6 ISBN 0-8039-5432-8 CDU 303
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

What is a philosophy of nursing? What is required for its development? How is it related to contemporary conceptualizations of nursing? Answers to these and other questions are pursued by leading nursing scholars in this important new book. It will help the researcher gain a better grasp of what it will take to establish a sound philosophical basis for the development of nursing practice, education, research and administration.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Acknowledgments (p. vii)
  • Prologue: Clarifying the Nature and Place of a Philosophy of Nursing (p. 1)
  • Part 1 Establishing Common Ground in Nursing Philosophy (p. 7)
  • 1. A Philosophy of Nursing: What Is It? What Is It Not? (p. 11)
  • 2. Commentary (p. 20)
  • 3. Commentary (p. 25)
  • 4. Commentary (p. 33)
  • Part 2 Accommodating Diversity in Nursing Philosophy (p. 39)
  • 5. Arriving at a Philosophy of Nursing: Discovering? Constructing? Evolving? (p. 43)
  • 6. Eclecticism in Nursing Philosophy: Problem or Solution? (p. 61)
  • 7. Resolving Opposing Viewpoints: Is It Desirable? Is It Practicable? (p. 67)
  • Part 3 Articulating a Sound Philosophy of Nursing (p. 75)
  • 8. A Pragmatic Philosophy of Nursing: Threat or Promise? (p. 79)
  • 9. Developing a Sound Philosophy of Nursing: Is Historical Nursing Knowledge Necessary? (p. 95)
  • 10. Some Further Thoughts on the Ethics of Nursing Rhetoric (p. 104)
  • Epilogue: Making Progress in Developing a Sound Philosophy of Nursing (p. 110)
  • Index (p. 113)
  • About the Editors (p. 121)
  • About the Contributors (p. 123)

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