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FOR HOMEOPATHY: A PRACTISING PHYSICIAN'S PERSPECTIVE
Version of Record online: 17 APR 2012
© 2012 Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Volume 26, Issue 9, pages 499–500, November 2012
How to Cite
MOSKOWITZ, R. (2012), FOR HOMEOPATHY: A PRACTISING PHYSICIAN'S PERSPECTIVE. Bioethics, 26: 499–500. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-8519.2012.01949.x
- Issue online: 14 OCT 2012
- Version of Record online: 17 APR 2012
- biological activity;
- the law of similars;
- infinitesimal doses
This article is a rebuttal to Kevin Smith's ‘Against Homeopathy,’ which was posted on 14 February 2011.1 It contends that his argument rests entirely on the assumption that homeopathic remedies are nothing but placebos. His argumentation is good, but his assumption is false. Evidence is presented to show that the Law of Similars is plausible and that ultradilute remedies do indeed have biological activity.