INSIGHT is the title that the Royal College of Psychiatrists chose for its magazine: I would suggest that it is a mistake to consider that Psychiatry has better INSIGHT than … Continue reading INSIGHT
If the Arts and the Sciences stop learning together flowers will die.
Before the early 1830s the word “science” was rarely heard. After this time, at least in the Western world, the humanities increasingly became “divorced” from the sciences [and vice versa]. … Continue reading For the Greeks
The nyūmon plays a dual role, both defining the boundaries of space and inviting visitors in. The word has been used by many Japanese writers for what we call “introductions”. … Continue reading Nyūmon
Children naturally love Mr Benn and his travels, both real and imaginary.
Hale Bopp and the Pawky Duchess like to explore the world.
John Herschel, 1792 – 1871, was an English polymath, mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor, and experimental photographer. Herschel’s Preliminary Discourse (1831), which advocated an inductive approach to scientific experiment and theory-building, … Continue reading Cosmic light and skeletons
On the 15th August 2019 the President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists shared her view of a newly published textbook: “It is a wonderful mixture of medicine, history and … Continue reading “It is a wonderful mixture of medicine, history and philosophy”
Last Friday I learned that the Royal College of Psychiatrists was worried that my ideas were “over-valued”. The same day the College shared its full response to the recent General … Continue reading ‘Workforce wellbeing’
It was interesting to read this month’s guest blog for the Royal College of Psychiatrists by the Chair of RCPsych Scotland, Professor John Crichton. The College has recently celebrated 25 … Continue reading Time to say goodbye