The Ancient Greeks - Lucille Turner

Greek Philosophy Boiled Down – Part II

  There was once a city called Miletus, which flourished in the sixth century BC.  One of its citizens was a man called Thales, a businessman with a head for philosophy. Thales could be called one of the first true Greek scientists because he made a very simple claim,...

Greek Philosophy Boiled Down – Part I

Greek philosophy once played a vital role as the backbone of Western Civilisation, and it continues to underpin our world view. But what do we mean by Civilisation anyway, and how did it start? Civilisation is generally said to originate from the time that people...
The Thunderstorm of Epilepsy

The Thunderstorm of Epilepsy

Dyslexia, Asperger’s Syndrome and Epilepsy are often seen as connected, and some people may experience what is called co-morbidity, which is when two conditions occur together. But that doesn’t make them one and the same thing. People with dyslexia see the world...