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The Resource What is medicine? : Western and Eastern approaches to healing, Paul U. Unschuld ; translated from the German by Karen Reimers

What is medicine? : Western and Eastern approaches to healing, Paul U. Unschuld ; translated from the German by Karen Reimers

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What is medicine? : Western and Eastern approaches to healing
Title
What is medicine?
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Western and Eastern approaches to healing
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Paul U. Unschuld ; translated from the German by Karen Reimers
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  • eng
  • ger
  • eng
Summary
A comparative history, this book looks at the different ways & contexts in which European and Chinese medicine have developed, arguing that each has been and remains as legitimate a path to follow as the other
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What is medicine? : Western and Eastern approaches to healing, Paul U. Unschuld ; translated from the German by Karen Reimers
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What is medicine? : Western and Eastern approaches to healing, Paul U. Unschuld ; translated from the German by Karen Reimers
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1pnt6c
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
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Content type MARC source
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Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; 1 Life = Body Plus X; 2 Medicine, or Novelty Appeal; 3 Why Laws of Nature?; 4 Longing for Order; 5 Ethics and Legality; 6 Why Here? Why Now?; 7 Thales' Trite Observation; 8 Polis, Law, and Self-determination; 9 The Individual and the Whole; 10 Nonmedical Healing; 11 Mawangdui: Early Healing in China; 12 Humans Are Biologically Identical across Cultures. So Why Not Medicine?; 13 The Yellow Thearch's Body Image; 14 The Birth of Chinese Medicine; 15 The Division of the Elite; 16 A View to the Visible, and Opinions on the Invisible
  • 17 State Concept and Body Image18 Farewell to Demons and Spirits; 19 New Pathogens, and Morality; 20 Medicine without Pharmaceutics; 21 Pharmaceutics without Medicine; 22 Puzzling Parallels; 23 The Beginning of Medicine in Greece; 24 The End of Monarchy; 25 Troublemakers and Ostracism; 26 I See Something You Don't See; 27 Powers of Self-healing: Self-evident?; 28 Confucians' Fear of Chaos; 29 Medicine: Expression of the General State of Mind; 30 Dynamic Ideas and Faded Model Images; 31 The Hour of the Dissectors; 32 Manifold Experiences of the World
  • 33 Greek Medicine and Roman Incomprehension34 Illness as Stasis; 35 Head and Limbs; 36 The Rediscovery of Wholeness; 37 To Move the Body to a Statement; 38 Galen of Pergamon: Collector in All Worlds; 39 Europe's Ancient Pharmacology; 40 The Wheel of Progress Turns No More; 41 Constancy and Discontinuity of Structures; 42 Arabian Interlude; 43 The Tang Era: Cultural Diversity, Conceptual Vacuum; 44 Changes in the Song Era; 45 The Authority of Distant Antiquity; 46 Zhang Ji's Belated Honors; 47 Chinese Pharmacology; 48 The Diagnosis Game; 49 The Physician as the Pharmacist's Employee
  • 50 Relighting the Torch of European Antiquity51 The Primacy of the Practical; 52 The Variety of Therapeutics; 53 Which Model Image for a New Medicine?; 54 The Real Heritage of Antiquity; 55 Galenism as Trade in Antiques; 56 Integration and Reductionism in the Song Dynasty; 57 The New Freedom to Expand Knowledge; 58 Healing the State, Healing the Organism; 59 Trapped in the Cage of Tradition; 60 Xu Dachun, Giovanni Morgagni, and Intra-abdominal Abscesses; 61 Acupuncturists, Barbers, and Masseurs; 62 No Scientific Revolution in Medicine; 63 The Discovery of New Worlds
  • 64 Paracelsus: A Tumultuous Mind with an Overview65 Durable and Fragile Cage Bars; 66 The Most Beautiful Antiques and the Most Modern Images in One Room; 67 Harvey and the Magna Carta; 68 A Cartesian Case for Circulation; 69 Long Live the Periphery!; 70 Out of the Waiting Shelter, into the Jail Cell; 71 Sensations That Pull into the Lower Parts of the Body; 72 Homeopathy Is Not Medicine; 73 "God with Us" on the Belt Buckle; 74 Medicine Independent of Theology; 75 Virchow: The Man of Death as the Interpreter of Life; 76 Robert Koch: Pure Science?; 77 Wash Your Hands, Keep the Germs Away
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1 online resource (xiv, 236 pages)
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