Jan Scholten is arguably the most innovative thinker in homeopathy today. In Part 1 of the interview he takes us on a journey through the emergence of his thinking about classifying homeopathic remedies:
- How he first came up with the idea of classifying the chemical elements.
- Why he considers symptom-based materia medica inadequate.
- His preferred way of describing remedies in the context of their scientifically known relationship to other remedies.
- The crucial importance of classification for the ongoing evolution of homeopathy as a science.
Enjoy Part 1 of the interview (subtitles available via the ‘CC’ button):
In the remaining parts, to be published over the next three journal issues, Scholten will take us deeper into the story of plant classification and his overall vision for homeopathy:
- How to classify plant remedies and what sort of case-taking is required in order to make use of his system (Part 2).
- The astonishing philosophical implications of his system of plant classification (Part 3).
- His novel way of doing provings and his thoughts on the future of homeopathy (Part 4).
Transcript is also available of this interview. Click on picture below: