TITLE

THE ART OF NURSING: AN AESTHETICS?

AUTHOR(S)
Raeve, L.D.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Nursing Ethics;Sep98, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p401
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article explores the question of whether or not the ‘art’ of nursing can properly be described as an ’aesthetics’. The author concludes that, although much nursing literature on the subject is confused and even incoherent, there is nevertheless some justification for seeing a connection between the art of nursing and aesthetics. The philosophical writings of Martha Nussbaum and Iris Murdoch are used to support this position.
ACCESSION #
4093557

 

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