Master's degree in Nursing and Obstetrics (Verona)

Theory in Nurse-Midwifery - ETICA PRATICA E FILOSOFIA DELLA SCIENZA

Course code
4S000449
Name of lecturer
Paolo Dordoni
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
M-FIL/02 - LOGIC AND PHILOSOPHY OF SCIENCE
Language of instruction
Italian
Location
VERONA
Period
LMSIO VR - 1° ANNO 2° SEM. dal Apr 16, 2020 al Jun 27, 2020.

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Learning outcomes

To achieve a new awareness about the complexity of caring by reflecting on some fundamental myths related to it (Care, Prometheus, Babel);

To identify some of the challenges of caring by reconstructing its historical development;

Getting acquaintance with some categories of philosophy of science and logic for a clinical appraisal to one's clinical practice;

To practise a more suitable model of reasoning/choice making for caring: practical wisdom and deliberative method

To distinguish between practical and applied ethics

Syllabus

The challenges for caring entailed in its fundamental Myths and in its History;

The implicit assumptions of some common ways of thinking in medicine (the distinction between facts and values; the connection between verification and truth; the difference between science and philosophy; the heredity of positivism...) in the light of some issues of philosophy of science (The problem of demarcation; Inductivism; Holism; The problem of so-called protocol-sentences...);

Induction (Hints); The logic of Deduction; Syllogism; Inferences fallacies; Truth- Table (Wittgenstein);

The connection between caring and wisdom: through a more suitable logic for caring;

Ethical Deliberation and ethical competence

Practical and applied ethics

Recommended material (Further information will be given in the class)

- Slides (Power Point) with "Panopto"
- Item "to cure“. Encyclopedia of Bioethics (2nd ed.) Warren Reich. / o Prendersi cura dei vulnerabili: il punto di incontro tra etica secolare ed etica religiosa nel mondo pluralistico. ITC-Provincia autonoma di Trento
- Dordoni Paolo. Itinerari di Bioetica. Cortina Edizioni Universitarie. If available, otherwise the following texts:
- Dordoni Paolo. Tra scienza e tecnica. Il recupero della prudenza nella prassi infermieristica (Draft)
- Dordoni Paolo. Cura Prudenza e responsabilità nella pratica infermieristica. Atti del convegno 22 maggio Trento Cura. Esperienze e Evidenze. Organizzato dal collegio IPASVI di Trento o Dordoni Paolo. Uno nessuno centomila. I molti volti del destinatario dell’informazione sanitaria.
- Dordoni Paolo. “Oltre un´etica meramente applicata. Spunti per la costruzione di un´etica pratica” Phronesis IX, (2008) 10.
- Dordoni Paolo. “Prudenza e deliberazione nella pratica clinica: la pratica Tutor”; 3 (2005): pp. 98-106
- Dordoni Paolo. “Prudenza e deliberazione nella pratica clinica: spunti metodologici”. Tutor; 3 (2005: pp. 106-114.)


About specific topics following books/articles are recomended:
- Gillies D. Giorello. La filosofia della scienza nel XX secolo. Laterza. Roma 1995. (cap. 1 (pp. 5-15); cap. 2 (pp. 35-47); cap. 3 (69-76) cap. 4 (pp. 106-116); cap. 5; cap. 6. cap. 7 (161-167)….
- Federspil Giovanni. Logica clinica. Mac Graw-Hill. Milano 2004. (3-90) A titolo di integrazione.

Gracia Guillén Diego. “Moral deliberation: the role of methodologies in clinical ethics”. Medicine Health care and Philosophy. (2001) 4: 223-232. Tradotto “la deliberazione come metodo della razionalità pratica” in AA.VV. L’argomentazione del giudizio bioetico. Teorie a confronto. A cura di Viafora e Mocellin. Franco Angeli. Milano 2006.
Gracia Guillén Diego. Construyendo valores. Triacastela. Madrid 2013

Reference books
Author Title Publisher Year ISBN Note
Dordoni Paolo Itinerari di bioetica Cortina Edizioni Universitarie 2013
Gracia Guillén D. Moral deliberation: the role of methodologies in clinical ethics. In Medicine Health care and Philosophy - (2001) 4: 223-232 2001

Assessment methods and criteria

Written Text (open questions)





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