PHILOSOPHY

Rabe R F Read before the Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, I.H.A., June 20, 1951].   Going to the dictionary, philosophy is defined as the knowledge of the principles that cause, control or explain facts and events; calmness of temper; practical wisdom. Taking my authority from that definition, I want to give you, not homoeopathic philosophy, … Read more

HOMOEOPATHIC PHILOSOPHY A COMPREHENSIVE SURVEY

[Read before the Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, I.H.A, June 20, 1951.]. JULIA M. GREEN, M.D.   Each individual in this world has, or should have, definite ideas on the most important phases of life, or at any rate, on those phases which seem most important to him. Each individual should be an independent thinker. Parents, … Read more

PHILOSOPHY VERSUS EMPIRICISM

Read before Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, I.H.A., June 22, 1949. A.H. GRIMMER, M.D.   Philosophy as defined by Websters Dictionary has several definitions. First: “The knowledge of phenomena as explained by, and resolved into, causes and reasons, powers and laws.” Second: “A systematic body of general conceptions or principles ordinarily with implication of their practical … Read more

STUDIES IN THE PHILOSOPHY OF HEALING

C.M. BOGER, M.D.   Ever since Hahnemann pointed out the homoeopathic method as the law of healing there have been all grades of followers, from such as merely admit its validity and use it incidentally, to those who cling to the precepts of the Organon for guidance. It is a variation common to every sort … Read more

PHILOSOPHY VERSUS EMPIRICISM IN MEDICINE

[ Read before I.H.A., Bureau of Homoeopathic Philosophy, June, 1944.]. A. H. GRIMMER, M.D.   Philosophy is defined by Webster as “the knowledge of the causes of all phenomena both of mind and matter; a particular philosophic system; and calmness of temper.” The same authority defines empiricism, “an observation or practical experience apart from scientific … Read more

CASES ILLUSTRATING THE HOMOEOPATHIC PHILOSOPHY

This article was contributed by Dr. John Weir when Assistant Physician to the London Homoeopathic Hospital, 1910. [Ed.]. SIR. JOHN WEIR, K. C. V. O. M. B. CH. B. (Glas.).   This case is brought forward by kind permission of Dr. Goldsbrough, under whose care he was admitted to the Hospital. Dr. Goldsbrough asked me … Read more

THE ESSENTIALS OF HOMOEOPATHIC PHILOSOPHY

Grimmer A H   The basic principle underlying all our philosophy that must be perceived, if you would excel and grow in ability to apply the Law, is that appertaining to the “life force: and its manifold manifestations, whose processes constitute the varying phenomena of growth and development, spiritually, mentally and physically, all of which … Read more

Homoeopathic Philosophy

Symptomatic vs. Pathologic Prescribing. HARVEY FARRINGTON, M.D.   Continuing our account of the views of early homoeopaths on the theory and practice of homoeopathy, we come to Gottlieb Rau (1779-1840), who practiced allopathy for twenty years before he adopted the new method of healing. Like Hahnemann, he advocated the use of the simplest remedies and … Read more