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The Flora Levy Lecture in the Humanities 1989 Some of My Journeys in Medicine

  title={The Flora Levy Lecture in the Humanities 1989 Some of My Journeys in Medicine},
  author={Ian Stevenson},
Preface Ian Stevenson is a man extraordinary in his intellectual and scientific accomplishments and even more extraordinary in his possession of a quality of mind which resists and never allows itself to be dominated by assumption. And so, against a powerful scientific ethos, which generally looks askance upon matters such as religions and more specifically the question of the soul, Stevenson has stood firm, recognizing that such issues are highly debatable issues and cannot be dismissed as… 
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