Welcome back to our shared journey through philosophy over the years. This time we will be witnessing history! I am happy to point out that we have concluded our journey through the Pre-Socratic philosophers, and we have reached the man, the myth, the legend himself: Socrates. If my introduction wasn’t enough to highlight his important,Continue reading “Socrates – part 1: He who knows nothing”
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Bias in Research: Not all studies are created equal
Hello again. In the last post, I explored some of the more common biases that affect our perception of what we experience in our daily clinical practice, and how these limit the conclusions and generalisations we can make from our clinical experience. If you haven’t already, I recommend reading it here before starting this one.Continue reading “Bias in Research: Not all studies are created equal”
Bias in Clinical Experience: Good intentions pave the road to mistakes
Hello again. In this post I intend to continue my exploration of why we need to understand the scientific method, why we need to inform our practice in research papers and how we can balance this with our personal/clinical experience in daily practice in a way that is beneficial to our patients. If you haven’tContinue reading “Bias in Clinical Experience: Good intentions pave the road to mistakes”
The Pre-Socratics part 1: Tales of olives and beans
Who was the first philosopher? What does philosophy mean? How do philosophers contribute to knowledge? I start exploring these question by giving an overview of the first philosophers in history.