The history of holism and its contrasts with our current health care system will be the topic of the first After Thoughts presentation of the 2015-16 series tonight (Oct. 6). Associate Professor of Nursing T. Heather Herdman is the featured speaker at the event 5 to 7 p.m. at the Weidner Center. With a reception, the cost is $15. Also tonight, National Review senior editor Richard Brookhiser visits via the Historical Perspectives Lecture Series to discuss his new book on Lincoln and America’s Founders. The free talk begins at 7 p.m. in the Union’s Christie Theatre.