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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 series, CS512
Edition/Format:   Print 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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Sivin
ISBN: 0860784932 9780860784937
OCLC Number: 832442898
Description: getr. Zählung ill 23 cm
Contents: Publications of Nathan Sivin; comparing Greek and Chinese science; emotional countertherapy; the first neo-confucianism - an introduction to Yang Hsiung's "Canon of Supreme Mystery" (T'ai hsuan ching, c.4BC); the myth of the naturalists; on the limits of empirical knowledge in Chinese and Western science; on the word "Taoist" as a source of perplexity - with special reference to the relations of science and religion in traditional China; science and taoism; research on the history of Chinese alchemy; an introductory bibliography of traditional Chinese medicine - books and articles in Western languages.
Series Title: Collected studies series, CS512
Responsibility: Nathan Sivin

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