An exploration of caregiver choice through the lens of Sartrean existentialism

  title={An exploration of caregiver choice through the lens of Sartrean existentialism},
  author={Kristin L. Corey and Mary K. McCurry},
  journal={Nursing Philosophy},
There are innumerable social and ethical factors which affect one's decision to become an informal caregiver for someone with chronic illness. The existential philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre provides unique insight into human motivation and choice. The purpose of this paper was to examine the social and ethical influences on the individual's decision to become a caregiver through the lens of Sartrean existentialism and discuss how this unique philosophy can advance nursing knowledge. The factors… Expand
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