Praxis (Volumes 1 and 2)
Method of Complexity, The Search for Coherence in Clinical Phenomena
Volume 1: Methodology
Volume 2: Case Studies of the Homeopathic Drug Family, Part I
First in a series of works which outlines a complete system of homeopathic medicine including an extensive, evolving classification by homeopathic family and detailed clinical information on over 600 remedies.
"Praxis presents the most complete methodology in homeopathic medicine since the appearance of Hahnemann's Organon of the Medical Art. Building on Hahnemannian principles, Mangialavori offers a new approach to homeopathic epistemology, literature, research, case-taking and analysis. Primary foci include the structure and strategy of both the patient and the substance from which the remedy is made; the search for coherent themes and their hierarchical organization; the association of remedies through homeopathic rather than taxonomic families; and the reliance upon strict scientific criteria-primarily case studies as opposed to provings-for validation and elaboration of a remedy's core features. The method incorporates concepts from various disciplines in the humanities and the natural and social sciences, most notably, complexity theory, autopoesis and psychoanalysis.
Praxis Volume I explains Mangialavori's methodology in detail; Volume II (in three parts) serves as a materia medica of the homeopathic Drug family while also providing case examples of how the method is applied. Volume II Part I covers the remedies Agaricus muscarius, Anhalonium lewinii, Bovista lycoperdon, Convolvulus duartinus, Nabalus serpentaria and Psilocybe caerulescens. Praxis is the first in a series of works which will outline a complete system of homeopathic medicine including an extensive, evolving classification by homeopathic family and detailed clinical information on over 600 remedies."
- Author: Massimo Mangialavori
- ISBN: 9788888799148
- 648 pages
- Published in 2010
- Printed in Italy