Instructions: This paper is an analysis of two (preferably) contrasting philosophical views in the development of practice. Define, describe, explain, and analyze each of the two philosophical views, using examples from professional nursing literature. Analyze examples from nursing literature that utilize both your chosen philosophical view and your concept.
A. How would your concept be studied from each of the two alternative approaches?
B. Which approach would lend itself better to the study of your concept? Why?
C. What is the relationship between the present and the past, and what is time, in the two views and how does this relationship influence the way your concept would be studied?
D. What is the relationship between physical reality and experience under each view and how does this relationship influence the way you would study your concept?
E. How important are particles as compared with the whole under each of the competing views and how would that influence the study of your concept?