What if...? Language, health care, and moral imagination

Joan Liaschenko

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Language is important to human life. It shapes the way we see our world, is the symbolic means by which we express our knowledge of the world and each other, and guides and justifies our actions. In addition to these roles, language conveys what moral ideas and values are significant to a group. These functions are related and not mutually exclusive.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)128-130
Number of pages3
JournalHome Care Provider
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1998
Externally publishedYes


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