This web site reflects the philosophical, educational, and artistic pursuits of Ashley Davidoff MD, a resident of Newton Massachusetts.
The work encompasses a multidisciplinary approach including biology, medicine, art, photography, poetry and gardening to exemplify the unifying principles that govern the complexity of life in and around us.
The essence of his work revolves around the concept that the whole is bigger than its component parts.
The Common Vein is a web based educational project that explores complex issues by identifying the underlying principles and recurring patterns of the world around and in us.
TCV makes the principles of life and biology accessible to anybody. It is designed with the belief that the complexities of life and biology in order (health ) and disorder (disease), have roots in simple principles. TCV lays down these foundation tenets in the opening pages, and then advances in step-wise fashion to complexity.
To promote not only learning, but also understanding and appreciation.
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