Hektoen International

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Tag: Maarten J Wensink

  • Tolstoy: insights for doctors and other humans

    Maarten Wensink Southern Denmark   Tolstoy in May, 1908, photographed at Yasnaya Polyana by Sergey Prokudin-Gorsky It is a testimony to the genius of Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy that a fine selection of concepts later arduously acquired over the course of decades can be found in the first of Tolstoy’s great novels, War and Peace.1 Although Tolstoy was not primarily…