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The Evolution of Chinese Medicine

Northern Song Dynasty, 960-1127 (Needham Research Institute)

by Asa Goldschmidt

  • 3 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of medicine,
  • China,
  • History / China

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10206014M
    ISBN 100415426553
    ISBN 109780415426558


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Exploring the evolution of traditional Chinese medicine. by Ian Cahir. Ap noon. For his senior thesis, Richie Huynh, an East Asian studies major, traveled throughout China and Taiwan to observe how traditional Chinese medicine -- specifically acupuncture -- has been combined with modern medicine and how both are being used in concert.

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) refers to a range of practices that, while based on their traditional counterparts, are far more modernized and Westernized that they were in their inception more than two thousand years ago.

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However, the integration of ideas is never one-way. In his book. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary The history of Chinese medicine hinges on three major turning points: the formation of canonical theory in the Han dynasty; the transformation of medicine via the integration of earlier medical theories and practices in the Song dynasty; and the impact of Western medicine from the nineteenth century onwards.

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Chinese Medicine History. Much of the philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine derived from the same philosophical bases that Taoist and Buddhist philosophies are based on, and reflects the classical Chinese belief that the life and activity of individual human beings have an intimate relationship with the environment at all scales.

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