Nursing: The Philosophy and Science of Caring


Comprehensive overview of other Watson books and is the most comprehensive of the Human Caring theory; the history of evolution of Caring Science and the philosophy and theory. It includes meditations and ‘Caring Moment’ CD which accompanies the theory-learning with personal practices for self.

While this book is advanced it can also be one of the first books to enter into Caring Science philosophy and theory.

Original version published in 1979, Boston: Little Brown.

Available in Spanish.

Also available on and PDF from University Press of Colorado.

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Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN

Revised version published date: 5/2008
ISBN-10: 0870818988
ISBN-13: 978-0870818981