Spreading the Word: Newton, Self-isolation and Productivity

In this week's "Spreading the Word", I share with you an article by a professor of science Thomas Levenson published recently in The New Yorker. In it, our seemingly increased expectation to be more productive during the time spent in self-isolation is reviewed from an interesting point of view - taking Isaac Newton as an …

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Socrates in Prison and We in Self-Isolation

Many of us are in self-isolation these days and our freedom of movement (and socialising) is restricted. In most cases, it is because our respective governments decided this way. Although we understand the motivation, the reasoning and the purpose of these imposed measures, still - it is a limitation of some of our basic freedoms …

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