Tag Archives: Space

Roget and his Thesaurus

JMS Pearce East Yorks, UK   Fig 1. Peter Mark Roget (1779-1869). William. Drummond, after Eden Upton Eddis. c.1830s. Credit National Portrait Gallery  There was much more to Peter Mark Roget (1779–1869)(Fig 1) than his indispensable Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases (Fig 2).1 But little is remembered of his illustrious career in medicine and […]

Osteopathic medicine, touch and psychoanalysis: at a new crossroad

Moises Enghelberg New York, USA    Technique of manipulating contracted inter-vertebralligament in cervical region. (World War I era) Otis Historical Archives National Museum of Health and Medicine Space As a point of departure is the notion of space and the value given to personal space in therapy. Space, the dialectic force by which touch and closeness […]