Humanities In Medicine
History 117Lab VIIIYour primary task this week is to focus on Voltaire’s Candide both in your reading and discussions.For an unconventional application of 18th c. literature to modern medicine go tohttp://www.peh-med.com/content/2/1/13 and read the following article:Thomas J Papadimos, “Voltaire’s Candide, medical students, and mentoring,”Philosophy, Ethics, and Humanities in Medicine2:13 (2007Lab essay:How do you find the ideas (Enlightenment philosophy, science, etc.) of the 18th c. expressed in the novel? What details or other aspects of 18th c. life are exposed in the novel (either intentionally or unintentionally)? How does Voltaire use humor to make very serious points?