Schools of Philosophy as Used in Nursing

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A 5 page research paper that examines 5 school of philosophical thought, which serve to inform the methodology and thinking nurse researchers. This discussion offers a brief overview of five philosophical perspectives, which culminates in a comparison of these viewpoints. The philosophical views addressed are: logical positivism, poststructuralism, hermeneutics, paradigmatics, and phenomenology. The information presented focuses on how each philosophy affects the role of the nurse educator who is addressing a client knowledge deficit. Bibliography lists 10 sources.