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Twenty-five years ago books formed the basis for motion pictures; nowadays it is not unusual for movies to be the basis for books, a kind of novelization of screenplay. Twenty-five hundred years ago authors committed their thoughts to paper in the form of books; at intervals thereafter, interested individuals would read those books and discuss the ideas expressed in them. Robert M. Hutchins based a whole curriculum on the close reading of the "Great Books." Lately we have seen a new kind of book, one created by printing papers delivered by a group of experts attending a conference. The Doctor
The Doctor as a Person. Ann Intern Med. 1988;109:767. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-109-9-767_1
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