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The Philosophy of Nurse Education

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In recent years, philosophical issues in nursing and health care have become more evident in the academic literature. The Philosophy of Nurse Education covers a variety of philosophical perspectives and enhances ideas of...

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In recent years, philosophical issues in nursing and health care have become more evident in the academic literature. The Philosophy of Nurse Education covers a variety of philosophical perspectives and enhances ideas of learning, teaching and curriculum design.

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A unique focus on the philosophy of nurse education


Written by internationally renowned philosophers and nurse educationalists

Critiques dominant aspects of professional educational policy and practice

Introduction: Philosophical Enquiry into Education; J.Drummond & P.Standish
PART 1: ETHICS OF EDUCATION AND PRACTICE
Nursing, and the Notion of Virtue as a 'Regulative Ideal'; P.A.Scott
Philosophy and Health Education: the case of lung cancer and smoking; P.Allmark and A.Todd
Foucault, Nurse Counselling and Narrative Therapy; T.Besley
PART 2: PROFESSION, KNOWLEDGE AND PRACTICE
Care, Sensibility and Judgment; M.Luntley
Practice and its informing knowlege: an Aristotelian understanding J.Dunne
Profession and Practice: The Higher Education of Nursing; P.Standish
PART 3: CURRICULUM AND EXPERTISE
The Myth of the Golden Mean: Professional Knowledge and the Problem of Curriculum Design; G.Lum
Distributed Expertise and the Education Reflex; J.Paley
Particularizing the General: Challenges in Teaching the Structure of Evidence Based Nursing Practice; S.Thorne & R.Sawatzky
PART 4: POLITICS OF EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SOCIETY
Little Narratives of Nursing: Education in a Postmodern World; G.Rolfe
Care of the Self in a Knowledge Economy: Higher Education, Vocation and the Ethics of Michael Foucault; J.Drummond
Gadamer's Enigma of Health: Can Health be Reduced?; M.Peters, K.Hammond & J.Drummond.

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JOHN S DRUMMOND is Senior Lecturer in Nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Dundee, UK. His research includes philosophy, the humanities and social theory applied to nursing and health care. He is co-founder and the current treasurer of The International Philosophy of Nursing Society.

PAUL STANDISH is Professor of Philosophy of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. He is a leading figure in this field and Editor of the Journal of Philosophy of Education. Previous publications include The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Education and The Therapy of Education (Palgrave Macmillan).

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JOHN S DRUMMOND is Senior Lecturer in Nursing at the School of Nursing and Midwifery at the University of Dundee, UK. His research includes philosophy, the humanities and social theory applied to nursing and health care. He is co-founder and the current treasurer of The International Philosophy of Nursing Society.

PAUL STANDISH is Professor of Philosophy of Education at the Institute of Education, University of London, UK. He is a leading figure in this field and Editor of the Journal of Philosophy of Education. Previous publications include The Blackwell Guide to Philosophy of Education and The Therapy of Education (Palgrave Macmillan).

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