The following account of Dr Arthur Brock (1879-1947) is from this paper by David Cantor:
This is from another short passage in Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov.
I recently came across this letter published in the BMJ 81 years ago. As far as I know it has not been read again since the summer of 1938. Dr … Continue reading ‘The Psychology of the Medical Profession’
But there is another way to learning, as Patrick Geddes has shown: … Continue reading ‘such an ivory-tower bunch’
I would suggest that these hints matter today as much as any time in history:
that I will never be understood or remembered as the peter that I am still becoming.
I want to thank the BMJ for publishing this letter and to thank all of the authors for writing it. This is a thank you letter to l i v … Continue reading A thank you letter
We all try our wee best. Objectivity is a shared determination to reach towards distant skies. This is why exploring minds will always matter! Hole Ousia cannot offer an overarching “understanding” … Continue reading an umbilical cord
So you think you know what it is to be Scottish? Well, read ‘Hame’ by Annalena MacAfee. It is a lovely book. This is my “Review”:
The Antiquary worries: that today’s Science has lost the place of T I M E in our lives. [a poem for now, then, and all that may become]
The Expert told Parliament that there is “compelling evidence” for long-term treatment with antidepressants. This the Expert said is “maintenance treatment”. The Expert told Parliament: “Depression is under-treated across the … Continue reading Compelling Evidence