- October 22, 2015
- Ned Erickson
I had the good fortune of hearing Atul Gawande speak at Forsyth Medical Center on Tuesday. He is a great writer. The Malcolm Gladwell of health related topics. I strongly recommend his latest book Being Mortal.
On Tuesday, he mentioned another book, written by a Harvard professor in 1908 – a man by the name of Josiah Royce. A philosopher, Royce, in his book pondered why men and women failed to feel satisfied simply by having their basic needs met – food, shelter, health – great question – if you’re like me, getting my basic...