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The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine

by Shigehisa Kuriyama

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Published by Zone Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anatomy,
  • History of medicine,
  • World history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Medical,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Ancient Greece,
  • Ancient World,
  • China,
  • General,
  • History,
  • History / General,
  • Alternative Medicine

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8443427M
    ISBN 100942299892
    ISBN 109780942299892

    Request PDF | On Jan 1, , Thomas Michael and others published The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine . Expressiveness of the body and the divergence of Greek and Chinese medicine. New York: Zone Books, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Shigehisa Kuriyama.

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      Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) originated in ancient China and has evolved over thousands of years. TCM practitioners use herbal medicines and various mind and body practices, such as acupuncture and tai chi, to treat or prevent health problem. Get this from a library! The expressiveness of the body and the divergence of Greek and Chinese medicine. [Shigehisa Kuriyama; American Council of Learned Societies.].


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The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine by Shigehisa Kuriyama Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Expressiveness of the Body meditates on the contrasts between the human body described in classical Greek medicine and the body as envisaged by physicians in ancient China. It asks how this most basic of human realities came to be conceived by two sophisticated civilizations in radically diverging Cited by:   Where the Greeks saw articulations and sinews, their Chinese counterparts saw hues and contours.

Whereas the Greeks turned to animals for hints about the structures and functions of the body, Chinese medicine is suffused with botanical imagery.

Greek and Chinese doctors not only saw a different reality, they felt it as : W F Bynum. The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine by Kuriyama, Shigehisa (Ma ) Paperback Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 17 ratings See all 12 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions/5(17).

The Expressiveness of the Body meditates on the contrasts between the human body described in classical Greek medicine and the body as envisaged by physicians in ancient China. It asks how this most basic of human realities came to be conceived by two sophisticated civilizations in radically diverging ways/5.

The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine By Shigehisa Kuriyama A meditation on the human body as described by the classical Greeks and by the ancient Chinese.

In "The Expressiveness of the Body", Shigehisa Kuriyama explores the differences between Western and Eastern concepts of the body through the lens of classical Greek and Chinese medicine. In examining classical Western medicine, Kuriyama draws primarily upon the work of Plato and Galen, while he uses the concept of mo to drive his understanding /5(17).

Where the Greeks saw articulations and sinews, their Chinese counterparts saw hues and contours. Whereas the Greeks turned to animals for hints about the structures and functions of the body, Chinese medicine is suffused with botanical imagery.

Greek and Chinese doctors not only saw a different reality, they felt it as well. It would be as fitting to say that his book, The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine, is about perception and truth as to say it is about ancient medicine, for the divergences he traces stem from fundamental issues of knowing and experiencing.

Format: Paperback Verified Purchase In "The Expressiveness of the Body", Shigehisa Kuriyama explores the differences between Western and Eastern concepts of the body through the lens of classical Greek and Chinese medicine/5. A meditation on the human body as described by the classical Greeks and by the ancient Chinese.

At the heart of medical history is a deep enigma. The true structure and workings of the human body are, we casually assume, everywhere the same, a universal reality. But then we Price: $ The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人,还是一件事,都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。/10(36).

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Publisher. Zone Books. Publication Date. Buy This Book. $ plus shipping. The Expressiveness of the Body meditates on the contrasts between the human body described in classical Greek medicine and the body as envisaged by physicians in ancient China.

It asks how this most basic of human realities came to be conceived by two sophisticated civilizations in radically diverging ways/5(12). The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine by Shigehisa Kuriyama.

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