A clear philosophical foundation is vital to developing rigorous nursing research. However, philosophy is often experienced as dense and difficult to engage with. Our intention in this chapter is to introduce the notion of philosophical ‘dates’. By dating philosophers, you can familiarise yourself with their main ideas and arguments. The purpose of dating is to find and articulate philosophies that enable us to strive towards epistemological and ontological authenticity.
|Title of host publication||Person-centred Nursing Research|
|Subtitle of host publication||Methodology, Methods and Outcomes|
|Publisher||Springer International Publishing|
|Number of pages||10|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2021|
- Philosophy in action, values and beliefs