Nikolai Pirogov. Questions of life
Diary of an old doctor, written only for himself, but not without a second thought that maybe someday will read it and anyone else
Cover handmade genuine leather (shagreen)
Format 158×230 mm
100 numbered copies.
Paper Olin Regular (France)
"Dominated by the spirit of science, there happening great and small means," following this credo, the "wonderful doctor", which A. I. Kuprin devoted his Christmas story, remained in the history. Nikolay Ivanovich Pirogov was not just a doctor, but a man of great courage and humility. He walked four wars and won in the struggle with the administrative system in medicine and education, saved from the death of the rebel Garibaldi, predicted a long life Mendeleev, married the granddaughter of Kruzenshtern and anticipated the cosmic Outlook of Florensky, Tsiolkovsky and Vernadsky. A tireless scientist known worldwide as the founder of field surgery, founder of the first Atlas of topographical anatomy and organizer of the system of training nurses. Hundreds of thousands of the wounded were saved thanks to the persistence and talent of Pirogov. His idea that "the true object of teaching is to prepare man to be a man," began the humanization of education and upbringing in Russia. "Diary of an old doctor", where the great scientist sums up his life and spiritual Odyssey, recalls a conversation with a wise man with a capital letter.
Why so few autobiographies? Why distrust them? True, everyone will agree with me that a thinking, curious person there is no subject more worthy of attention, as familiarity with the inner world, the life of every thinking person...