Tag Archives: Literature

The History of Healing: Hippocrates’ Sense of Humour (Part II)

The Ancient Greeks were responsible for comedy. They also propounded the medical four humours theory. Was it because they believed that laughter is the best medicine?

The Wisdom of Words with William Whewell

What are names and why are they important?

Montaigne on Calculus, Natural Selection, and the History of Science

What a French man of letters has to say about two British men of science and the world we live in.