Other Philosophical Sources

Other Philosophical Sources

Philosophy has been important not only in the origins of values-based practice but also in building up its content.

Ordinary language philosophy has again played a key role here. But so too has a range of other disciplines, philosophical and empirical. Austin anticipated this. His limited claims for ordinary language philosophy (as a way merely of ‘getting started’) coincided with his advocacy of teamwork within and between philosophy and other areas of expertise.

This section of the Reading Guide covers the contributions to values-based practice of

The next section will cover the contributions of Empirical and Clinical Disciplines. A range of further sources will be noted in the final section of this part of the Reading Guide, on Controversial and On-going Development

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WikiVBP Reference Library

The wikiVBP Reference Library aims to provide a focused resource of literature and other materials supporting training, research and policy developments in values-based practice.

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Key Areas of Collaboration

Core activities of the Centre are based around three inter-linked areas, Education, Regulation and Integration, together with crosscutting themes of Theory and Practice

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Values-based Surgical Care

Values-based practice in surgery is an innovative approach to decision making in surgery, linking science with people.


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Training Materials and Resources

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The CUP Book Series

Cambridge University Press has a VBP book series.

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