Tag Archives: phronesis

“Let the people see what I’ve seen”: beauty, suffering, and learning to see

John Brewer Eberly Raleigh, North Carolina   John Brewer Eberly, Jr. “Study on seeing, 2007.” Personal collection. Charles Stegeman, professor of fine arts at Haverford College, once took up the task of teaching medical students how to draw. He did so because he observed that students who learned to draw well went on to perform […]

On becoming a good physician

L. Lewis Wall St. Louis, Missouri, USA   This is a narrative fiction, and the characters are not a reference to any historical figures. Zeno glanced at the trail ahead of him. He had left the main road a short time before and his destination was now in view, rising up ahead of him to […]