On September 15, St. Mary’s College Associate Professor of Philosophy Michael Taber presented “What Do Magnets, Souls and Blood Have in Common? Early Greek Accounts of Nature” at Salisbury University during its new Philosophy Saturdays series. Taber spoke about the linkages between the earliest Greek Pre-Socratic philosophers, like Thales of Miletus, and the Greeks’ framework of health and disease being a matter of balance among the four humors.

The was the inaugural lecture of the series featuring child- and family-friendly presentations and activities about philosophy. Philosophy Saturdays is funded by the Whiting Foundation to promote public engagement with philosoph