Concepts of a culturally guided philosophy of science : by Fengli Lan, Friedrich G. Wallner, Andreas Schulz

By Fengli Lan, Friedrich G. Wallner, Andreas Schulz

From the start, positive Realism has been a culturally oriented philosophy of technology through the creation of the concept that of lifeworld. This e-book brings jointly contributions from the sector of philosophy, chinese language medication and the technological know-how of psychotherapy. The authors speak about the relation of confident Realism and tradition or particularly the idea that of technology below the point of cultural dependency. because the starting of the recent century the manifold study on chinese language drugs provided concrete examples for a cultural dependency of technology. Thereby, the booklet exhibits the infrequent or maybe certain scenario that philosophy turned concrete

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4th ed. Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, 2003. [2] Chalfant, H. P.. Medical Sociology [M]. Shanghai: Shanghai People’s Publishing House, 1987 [3] Gu Yankui. Dictionary of Etymologies of Chinese Characters [Z]. Beijing: Yu Wen Press, 2008; 2010. [4] Kaptchuk, T. J. Chinese Medicine: The Web That Has No Weaver [M]. Revised ed. London: Rider, 2000. [5] Luckman J. Transcultural Communication in Nursing [M]. Albany, NY: Delmar Publishers, 1999. , 1994) [8] Originally by [Han] Xu Shen, Annotated by [Qing] Duan Yucai.

If these are present, the liver is afflicted; if these are not present, the liver is not afflicted. 7 42 Guo Aichun. Huang Di Nei Jing Su Wen with Collations, Annotations and Modern Chinese Interpretation [M]. Tianjin: Tianjin Science and Technology Press, 1st ed. 1981; 2nd ed. 1999. 1999: 471. What Zhang Zhongjing discussed in each chapter of Shang Han Lun (On Coldinduced Diseases) and Jin Kui Yao Lue (Synopsis of the Golden Chamber) is “ �����” – “disease, pulse, manifestations (symptoms) and its treatment”.

TCM is an outcome of systematizing the knowledge contained in classical Chinese medical texts from perspectives of materialist dialectics. For example, in the TCM Basic Theories, the 5th edition textbook on basic theories for TCM higher education in China, it quotes that “Engels (1820-1895) pointed out in the Dialectics of Nature that ‘no matter what kinds of attitude natural scientists would take, they have always been under the control of philosophy’. Medicine, just like the other branches of natural science, has always been under the control and influence of a certain world outlook.

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