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Philosophical inquiry in nursing (6 points)


Leader: Ms J Grubb

Gippsland First semester 2003 (OCL)
Peninsula First semester 2003 (OCL)
Peninsula Second semester 2003 (OCL)
Gippsland First semester 2004 (OCL)
Peninsula First semester 2004 (OCL)
Peninsula Second semester 2004 (OCL)

Synopsis: Philosophies that have influenced the history and development of nursing as a discipline. The traditions of western thought and the emergence of eastern thought as a force in nursing epistemology. Issues include analytical empiricism, feminist critical theory, hermeneutic phenomenology, critical social theory, environmental philosophy, moral philosophy and religious thought.

Assessment: Written assignment (4000 words): 60% + Seminar: 40%

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