Human Temperaments. VIII.—The Practical Man

  • Published 2017 in The Hospital
he appreciate that, much as he despises theory and the theorist, he is himself the most thoroughgoing theorist of them all. His favourite expression is " The fact is " so-and-so, that which he^ takes for a fact being usually a wild and groundless speculation. "The fact is," the practical doctor tells his hypochondriac patient, " your liver is out of order… CONTINUE READING