‘Vivendo discimus’ has been translated as “by living we learn”. Julian Baggini, in ‘How the World thinks’ shared different academic approaches to reason and experience. The following professionals have become … Continue reading vivendo discimus
In his acclaimed book How the World thinks, the philosopher Julian Baggini offers these considerations on the ‘Serotonin hypothesis’:
In “How the world thinks” Julian Baggini says “there is a temptation to believe that objective knowledge transcends all points of view, all concepts, all language. Rather than objective knowledge … Continue reading Can you hear the people sing?
I feel most fortunate to have worked for 25 years in the NHS.
I like to consider all languages (including numbers and music) as freedoms
In a letter to his friend Stephen Bann, the artist and poet Ian Hamilton Finlay once concluded “Sometimes my wee best seems just not good enough”. This is a feeling … Continue reading ‘Sometimes my wee best seems just not good enough’
When in Brechin on Sunday I noticed this Newspaper headline outside a local newsagent. It blazoned “Smyllum Nuns’ Legal Fees Hit £300,000”. This reminded me of a visit that I made … Continue reading “Nuns’ legal fees”
Smyllum was then purchased by Miss Carmichael of Eastend. She died of old age at Smyllum in January 1859