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Nursing education as adult education: A philosophical standpoint

V.J. Pinkney-Atkinson
Curationis | Vol 6, No 2 | a517 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v6i2.517 | © 1983 V.J. Pinkney-Atkinson | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 1983 | Published: 27 September 1983

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V.J. Pinkney-Atkinson, Health and Medical Communications, South Africa

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There are probably as many definitions of adult education as there are authors on the subject. In most cases the definition reflects the particular bias of the author. In its opening statement on the subject, The Encyclopedia for Educational Research (1 p .30) notes that adult education may be defined in many Ways.


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