Florence Nightingale is healthier often called the founding father of glossy nursing, a reformer within the box of public overall healthiness, and a pioneer within the use of information. it's not ordinarily identified, besides the fact that, that Nightingale used to be on the vanguard of the spiritual, philosophical, and medical although of her time. In a three-volume paintings that was once by no means released, Nightingale provided her radical religious perspectives, inspired through the need to offer those that had grew to become clear of traditional faith an alternative choice to atheism. during this quantity Michael D. Calabria and Janet A. Macrae give you the essence of Nightingale's religious philosophy via deciding on and reorganizing her best-written remedies. The editors have additionally supplied an advent and remark to set the paintings right into a biographical, ancient, and philosophical context.

This quantity illuminates a little-known size of Nightingale's character, bringing forth the information that served because the guiding rules of her paintings. it's also an historic rfile, providing the spiritual matters that have been fiercely debated within the moment half the 19th century. In Suggestions for Thought, one has the chance to adventure an exceptional functional brain because it grapples with the main profound questions of human existence.

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