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Extrait: ...same principle, modified by man, animated by his
spirit, and directed by his will. He thinks that the first sort of
magnetism, which he calls tellurism, or siderism, can be employed
without the concurrence of the human will, and solely by the action
of certain mineral or vegetable substances. According to him a
baquet regularly constructed can, without having been magnetized,
act upon a patient who comes to place himself there every day for a
certain time, and produce, in the course of time, most of the
phenomena obtained by the magnetic processes. I invite philosophers
to examine this theory. My ignorance of the German language does
not permit me to judge of it; but the testimony of Kieser is of
great weight; and if, as I suppose, there is reason to reject his
theory, there is none at all to deny the facts upon which he
sustains it, and which are certainly worthy of attention. This is
not the place to enter into greater details upon the researches to
which a person should devote himself, when he wishes to study
magnetism as a science. He who has this object in view, will learn,
by reading the works published within a few years, what things
ought most particularly to fix his attention. I merely recommend to
him not to neglect any thing, to consult the works of the enemies
of magnetism as well as those of its partizans, to search out in
the books of historians, philosophers, and physicians, phenomena
analogous to those which the practice of magnetism brings to our
view, to separate them from all the hypotheses to which they have
given birth, and not to be hasty in adopting general principles. By
reading the works published upon magnetism in the various schools,
from Van Helmont to the...
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Joseph Philippe Francois Deleuze
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