Relational Nursing Ethics
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The first part of my project consists of journal entries made during the first two months of my research quarter. Some of them are my reactions to the literature I read and others are observations I made. But for the most part my journal was a device in which I tried to articulate people's positions, my positions, and figure out what in philosophy's name I was doing. Due to the rambling and spouting nature of these entries only a chronological order could render them coherent and perhaps show that they improved over time. The second part is a paper entitled Relational Nursing Ethics in which I try to support an ethical inquiry into nursing's relationships instead of a deductivistic analysis of nursing dilemmas in terms of a particular moral theory's rules and principles.