I am indebted to @4tis for pointing me to [W:George Vithoulkas]’ pages on the aphorisms of the Organon.

It need hardly be said that if your system of “medicine” is based on aphorisms then it’s a religion not a science, but I wondered if the Organon tells us anything about the way homeopaths should have reacted to the emergence of knowledge conflicting with the tenets of homeopathy. Oddly enough, it does: and not to their advantage.

It’s my intention to run through these pages with commentary. It may take a while.

1 – 8
9 – 18
19 – 29
30 – 34
35 – 42
43 – 52
53 – 56
57 – 62
63 – 71
72 – 79
80 – 82
83 – 92
93 – 100
101 – 104
105 – 107
108 – 119
120 – 132
133 – 145
146 – 151
152 – 156
157 – 159
160 – 171
172 – 184
185 – 195
196 – 203
204 – 209
210 – 230
231 – 235
236 – 252
253 – 258
259 – 265
266 – 272
273 – 285
286 – 291
Physician and the Medical art
The Vital force
Homeopathy, Allopathy, Antipathy
Power of remedy vs power of disease
Co-existence of different diseases
Similar diseases
Allopathic method of cure
Palliative methods of cure
Primary action and reaction
FIRST POINT: Pharmacology
Investigating the action of remedies
Individualized examination of a case of disease
Personal history of the patient
Investigating epidemic diseases
SECOND POINT: investigating the action of remedies
Provings and Toxicology
Provings
Provings and Modalities
THIRD POINT: the best use of the remedies
Striking symptoms (keynotes)
Initial aggravation
Aggravation in chronic diseases
One-sided diseases
Local symptoms and surgery
External applications
Chronic diseases and case-taking
Diseases of mental and emotional levels
Intermittent and alternating diseases
Doses, repetition and Acutes
Criteria of amelioration or aggravation
Diet and habits of life
Medicinal solutions by plants
Doses
Mesmerism, Baths, Massage

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