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    Through the Lens of Merleau-Ponty: Advancing the Phenomenological Approach to Nursing Research.Sandra P. Thomas - 2005 - Nursing Philosophy 6 (1):63–76.
    Phenomenology has proved to be a popular methodology for nursing research. I argue, however, that phenomenological nursing research could be strengthened by greater attention to its philosophical underpinnings. Many research reports devote more page space to procedure than to the philosophy that purportedly guided it. The philosophy of Maurice Merleau‐Ponty is an excellent fit for nursing, although his work has received less attention than that of Husserl and Heidegger. In this paper, I examine the life and thought of Merleau‐Ponty, with (...)
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    How Patients and Nurses Experience the Acute Care Psychiatric Environment.Mona M. Shattell, Melanie Andes & Sandra P. Thomas - 2008 - Nursing Inquiry 15 (3):242-250.
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