Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Information

  • Eliot’s triad: information, knowledge, and wisdom in medicine

    Anthony Papagiannis Thessaloniki, Greece   Where is the Wisdom we have lost in Knowledge? Where is the Knowledge we have lost in Information?  Photography by Les Taylor I first saw these well-known lines by T. S. Eliot1 inscribed as a motto on the flyleaf of a Greek textbook on internal medicine. I was a student…