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Medicine, philosophy and religion in ancient China : researches and reflections

Author: Nathan Sivin
Publisher: Aldershot, Hampshire, Great Britain ; Brookfield, Vt., USA : Variorum, 1995.
Series: Collected studies, CS512.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of four essays explores the cultural boundaries of Chinese science and medicine, in particular their connections with the most general issues of abstract thought and religious  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Collected Works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Sivin
ISBN: 0860784932 9780860784937
OCLC Number: 32781223
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: I. Comparing Greek and Chinese Philosophy and Science --
II. Emotional Counter-therapy --
III. The First Neo-Confucianism: An introduction to Yang Hsiung's 'Canon of Supreme Mystery' / Sivin Nathan and Michael Nylan --
IV. The Myth of the Naturalists --
V. On the Limits of Empirical Knowledge in Chinese and Western Science --
VI. On the Word 'Taoist' as a Source of Perplexity --
VII. Taoism and Science --
VIII. Research on the Height of Chinese Alchemy --
IX. An Introductory Bibliography of Traditional Chinese Medicine: Books and Articles in Western Languages.
Series Title: Collected studies, CS512.
Responsibility: Nathan Sivin.

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