Philosophy of Nursing Science
Requirements: The philosophy of science assignment is a 5-6 page scholarly paper (excluding title page and reference page) written in APA (7th ed.) format, and includes a title page, headings and a reference list. The purpose of the paper is to introduce DNP prepared nursing students to philosophical worldviews that shape the way knowledge is viewed among various disciplines including nursing. Please look at the rubric for detailed criteria of the paper. Overall, you will identify a philosophical worldview and provide a thorough analysis of it including its origins and evolution. In addition, you will discuss how your philosophy influenced methods of inquiry, scientific reasoning and nursing science over time. Lastly you will summarize your thoughts on how Postmodernism influenced the creation of new knowledge and nursing science today.