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Zhang Ji's Belated Honors

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0046
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The Chinese government opened state apothecaries and published prescription books in the eleventh century. These were set up so that the educated patient could find his symptoms indexed in a table ... More


Chinese Pharmacology

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0047
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The Chinese authors who created the new pharmacology starting in the eleventh and twelfth centuries were not narrow-minded physicians who focused solely on the human body's suffering and remained ... More


The Physician as the Pharmacist's Employee

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0049
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Every apothecary in China has employed physicians, if the pharmacist is not active as a physician. The patients go directly to the apothecary so it is natural that physicians also locate themselves ... More


Trapped in the Cage of Tradition

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0059
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Chinese tradition was significantly influenced by doctrines of yin-yang and the five agents. Some observers of nature and physicians also introduced demons to the tradition. Experts has different ... More


Theology without Theos

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0089
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter deals with the theology of the idolatry of nature. The “theology” of Chinese medicine gives answers that believers in the churches of conventional religion have to live without. However, ... More


Epilogue

in Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter discusses the hidden histories in The Tale of the Heike and questions its haecceity as a canonical work. It highlights the problem concerning the relationship between space and narrative ... More


Recovering the Daoist Text

in Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines Daoist ritual and symbolic practices as they relate to an earlier conception of royal authority, including ideas centered on immortality. It analyzes the bearing of these ritual ... More


The Taijitu of Androgyny

William Ickes

in Strangers in a Strange Lab: How Personality Shapes Our Initial Encounters with Others

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195372953
eISBN:
9780199893317
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195372953.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The ancient Chinese symbol of the taijitu, which visually portrays the dynamic balance between the more feminine qualities of the yin and the more masculine qualities of the yang, finds a parallel in ... More


Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen: Nature, Knowledge, Imagery in an Ancient Chinese Medical Text

Paul Unschuld

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520233225
eISBN:
9780520928497
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233225.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The Huang Di nei jing su wen, known familiarly as the Su wen, is a seminal text of ancient Chinese medicine, yet until now there has been no comprehensive, detailed analysis of its development and ... More


Ethics and Legality

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The distinct opposites of order and disorder, harmony and chaos were only knowable from social reality, after looking back at centuries of human behavior. The simultaneous projection of the concepts ... More


Polis, Law, and Self-determination

Paul U. Unschuld

in What Is Medicine?: Western and Eastern Approaches to Healing

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520257658
eISBN:
9780520944701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520257658.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The laws of nature in China received attention and were attributed importance to the extent that sociopolitical changes replaced the old morality of individual relationships with the regularity of ... More


Continuity and Change in Vietnamese Culture and Society, 1968–1975

Neil L. Jamieson

in Understanding Vietnam

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201576
eISBN:
9780520916586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201576.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on change and continuity in culture and society in Vietnam during the period from 1968 to 1975. It examines the Republic of Vietnam in terms of the yin–yang model and suggests ... More


Introduction

in Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This introductory chapter discusses the theme of this volume which is about The Tale of the Heike and its medieval world. This volume explores the yin-yang and Daoist ideas in the Nara and early ... More


Hidden Texts: The Modern Construction of Yin-Yang and Daoist Studies

in Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter examines the construction of yin-yang and Daoism in modern studies. It analyzes how the construction of a modern academic discourse on China, exemplified in the work of Tsuda Sokichi, ... More


The Yin and the Yang of Power

in Eccentric Spaces, Hidden Histories: Narrative, Ritual, and Royal Authority from The Chronicles of Japan to The Tale of the Heike

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804751582
eISBN:
9780804767644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804751582.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This chapter explores the role of the yin-yang in providing the constructive elements that define ancient Japanese principles of kingship. It analyzes how yin-yang contributed to the symbolic ... More


Aestheticizing Masculinity in Honglou meng: Clothing, Dress, and Decoration

Louise Edwards

in Changing Chinese Masculinities: From Imperial Pillars of State to Global Real Men

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208562
eISBN:
9789888313716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208562.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Gender Studies

This chapter argues that in the eighteenth century, during the height of the Qing dynasty, male bodies were a legitimate human form upon which to display beautiful clothing and accessories. Moreover, ... More


What Is Social in Communicating

Robert B. Arundale

in Communicating & Relating: Constituting Face in Everyday Interacting

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190210199
eISBN:
9780190210212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190210199.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The Conjoint Co-constituting Model and Face Constituting Theory rest on nine assumptive commitments, three of which are central to Communicating & Relating’s departures from other accounts of ... More


Conjointly Co-constituting Relating

Robert B. Arundale

in Communicating & Relating: Constituting Face in Everyday Interacting

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190210199
eISBN:
9780190210212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190210199.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Following Baxter and Montgomery’s (1996) Relational Dialectics Theory, relationships and relating are productively characterized as two or more participants engaged in both connecting with and ... More


Affairs of Honor

in The Crafting of the 10,000 Things: Knowledge and Technology in Seventeenth-Century China

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226735849
eISBN:
9780226735856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226735856.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter investigates Song Yingxing's way of describing knowledge and order and how he outlined these issues as a matter of qi. The yin-yang, the five phases, and resonance (ganying) were the ... More


Gaia and Complexity

Lee F. Klinger

in Scientists Debate Gaia: The Next Century

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262194983
eISBN:
9780262283182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262194983.003.0018
Subject:
Environmental Science, Climate

This chapter considers complexity, the body of theory on self-organization and self-regulation, and Gaia, the view of the Earth as a living system, in a study of the Earth and its ecosystems for ... More


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