Hippocrates is regarded as the father of medicine and medical ethics. Every doctor takes a “Hippocratic oath” in which they swear to do no harm to their patients. In Dr. Heidegger’s study, an enchanted bust of Hippocrates sits atop the central bookcase, which he consults in particularly difficult cases.
Hippocrates Term Timeline in Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment
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Dr. Heidegger’s Experiment
...with bookcases, each packed with enormous folios. Over the central bookcase is a bust of Hippocrates, with whom it’s said Dr. Heidegger converses when a case has him stumped. In a... (full context)