History & Theory

The Healing Paradox

A Revolutionary Approach to Treating and Curing Physical and Mental Illness

Written by Steven Goldsmith, M.D.
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Why does Western medicine fail to cure chronic physical and mental illness? Why do so many treatments and drugs work only for a limited time before eventually losing effectiveness or producing harmful side effects?

Dr. Steven Goldsmith's answer is at once counterintuitive and commonsensical: the root of the problem is our...

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts

Close Encounters with Addiction

Written by Gabor Mate, M.D., Foreword by Peter A. Levine, Ph.D.
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Based on Gabor Maté’s two decades of experience as a medical doctor and his groundbreaking work with the severely addicted on Vancouver’s skid row, In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts radically reenvisions this much misunderstood field by taking a holistic approach. Dr. Maté presents addiction not as a discrete phenomenon confined...

Gaia and the New Politics of Love

Notes for a Poly Planet

Written by Serena Anderlini-D'Onofrio
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***WINNER, 2010 Nautilus Silver Book Award – Cosmology/New Science

Gaia theory argues that the flora and fauna of the planet operate in a self-regulating web that keeps the world livable. According to the theory, humankind is the most powerful species in this web and also its biggest threat. This provocative book explores...

The Homeopathic Revolution

Why Famous People and Cultural Heroes Choose Homeopathy

Written by Dana Ullman, Foreword by Peter Fisher M.D.
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What do Mark Twain, David Beckham, Catherine Zeta-Jones, and Mother Teresa have in common? All have been enthusiastic fans of homeopathy, the alternative medical tradition that treats “like with like.” Homeopathy has an incredible history of support by many of the most respected people of the past 200 years, and modern...

Science Sold Out

Does HIV Really Cause AIDS?

Written by Rebecca Culshaw, Foreword by Harvey Bialy
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There are many well-established scientific reasons that the HIV/AIDS hypothesis is highly doubtful. In Science Sold Out, Rebecca Culshaw describes her slow uncovering of these reasons over her years researching HIV for her work constructing mathematical models of its interaction with the immune system. It is rare that a researcher who...

Migraine Auras

When the Visual World Fails

Written by Richard Grossinger, Preface by Klaus Podoll M.D. and Markus Dahlem Ph.D.
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Migraine headaches are familiar and generally treatable ailments. Less understood are migraine auras or scotoma, visual distortions—sometimes accompanied by headache and sometimes not—that make it difficult, sometimes impossible, to see clearly. Migraine auras can be frightening, disorienting, even incapacitating. Richard Grossinger, who has suffered from them himself, here presents a helpful...

Planet Medicine: Modalities, Revised Edition

Modalities

Written by Richard Grossinger, Foreword by Peter A. Levine
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Planet Medicine is a major work by an anthropologist who looks at medicine in a broad context. In this edition, additions to this classic text include a section on Reiki, a comparison of types of palpation used in healing, updates on craniosacral therapy, and a means of understanding how different alternative...

Getting at the Root

Treating the Deepest Source of Disease

Written by Andrew Lange
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Based on the author's 20 years of clinical experience, this book contextualizes and critiques homeopathic medicine, a modality that enlists the body's own defenses to fight disease. Drawing on philosophy, history, science, and politics, the book seeks to unite the polarized fields of medicine. It studies the effects of alienation, loneliness...

Divided Legacy, Volume II

A History of the Schism in Medical Thought

Written by Harris Coulter
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Divided Legacy (Vols. I-IV) is a history of Western medical philosophy from the time of Hippocrates to the twentieth century, treating it as a unified system of thought rather than a series of fortuitous discoveries. Dr. Coulter interprets the development of medical ideas as the product of a conflict between two...

Planet Medicine: Origins, Revised Edition

Origins

Written by Richard Grossinger, Preface by John E. Upledger
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Planet Medicine is a major work by an anthropologist who looks at medicine in a broad context. In this edition, additions to this classic text include a section on Reiki, a comparison of types of palpation used in healing, updates on craniosacral therapy, and a means of understanding how different alternative...

Divided Legacy, Volume III

The Conflict Between Homeopathy and the American Medical Association

Written by Harris Coulter
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Divided Legacy (Vols. I-IV) is a history of Western medical philosophy from the time of Hippocrates to the twentieth century, treating it as a unified system of thought rather than a series of fortuitous discovers. Dr. Coulter interprets the development of medical ideas as the product of a conflict between two...

The Alchemy of Healing

Psyche and Soma

Written by Edward C. Whitmont, M.D.
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In The Alchemy of Healing, Dr. Edward C. Whitmont explores the major themes of illness, health, and the practice of medicine. Uniquely qualified by his personal associations with such pioneers as Carl Jung, M. Esther Harding, Karl Konig, Elizabeth Wright Hubbard, and G.B. Stearns, Whitmont takes a daring plunge into the...

Divided Legacy, Volume IV

A History of the Schism in Medical Thought

Written by Harris Coulter
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Divided Legacy (Vols. I-IV) is a history of Western medical philosophy from the time of Hippocrates to the twentieth century, treating it as a unified system of thought rather than a series of fortuitous discovers. Dr. Coulter interprets the development of medical ideas as the product of a conflict between two...

Divided Legacy, Volume II

The Origins of Modern Medicine: J. B. Van Helmont to Claude Bernard

Written by Harris Coulter
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Divided Legacy (Vols. I-IV) is a history of Western medical philosophy from the time of Hippocrates to the twentieth century, treating it as a unified system of thought rather than a series of fortuitous discovers. Dr. Coulter interprets the development of medical ideas as the product of a conflict between two...

Divided Legacy, Volume III

Science and Ethics in American Medicine

Written by Harris Coulter
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Divided Legacy (Vols. I-IV) is a history of Western medical philosophy from the time of Hippocrates to the twentieth century, treating it as a unified system of thought rather than a series of fortuitous discovers. Dr. Coulter interprets the development of medical ideas as the product of a conflict between two...

Divided Legacy, Volume I

The Patterns Emerge Hippocrates to Paracelsus

Written by Harris Coulter
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Divided Legacy (Vols. I-IV) is a history of Western medical philosophy from the time of Hippocrates to the twentieth century, treating it as a unified system of thought rather than a series of fortuitous discovers. Dr. Coulter interprets the development of medical ideas as the product of a conflict between two...