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Essential Texts in Chinese Medicine : the Single Idea in the Mind of the Yellow Emperor

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Essential Texts in Chinese Medicine : the Single Idea in the Mind of the Yellow Emperor
Title
Essential Texts in Chinese Medicine
Title remainder
the Single Idea in the Mind of the Yellow Emperor
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This translation of the essential texts from the Huangdi Neijing, the ancient and definitive set of books on Chinese medicine, selects the key writings of vital importance to students and practitioners of acupuncture and traditional Chinese medicine today. Bertschinger's commentary reveals the meaning of these difficult to interpret texts
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Bertschinger, Richard
Dewey number
610.951
Index
no index present
LC call number
R127.1
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
NLM call number
WZ 294
NLM item number
B5515e 2015
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  • Medicine, Chinese
  • Medicine, Chinese Traditional
  • Medicine, Chinese Traditional
  • Manuscripts, Medical
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • HEALTH & FITNESS
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Medicine, Chinese
Label
Essential Texts in Chinese Medicine : the Single Idea in the Mind of the Yellow Emperor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Characters in Chapter VI
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ESSENTIAL TEXTS in Chinese Medicine: The Single Idea in the Mind of the Yellow Emperor; List of Tables; Foreword; A Note on the Text; Introduction; 1. The History of the Yellow Emperor's Medical Classic; 2. Philosophical Roots in the Neijing; Fundamental Chinese Virtues in Medicine; 3. Yinyang and Wuxing; Correspondences with Nature; Human Body Correspondences; Elemental Yijing Trigrams; 4. Li Zhongzi, His Compilation and the Quietly Enquiring Mind; 5. A World Refracted through Chinese Language; 6. Claude Levi-Strauss and the Untamed Mind; 7. A Logic of Tangible Qualities
  • 8. Conclusion: A Divide in Medical ThinkingCharacters in the Introduction; I The Arts and Ways of a Good Life; Key Ideas; 1. The Yellow Emperor Questions his Counsellor ; 2. A Message from the Ancients ; 3. They Represented the Arts and Ways of Life ; Eulogy on Humankind; 4. The Rhythm of the Seasons ; Rhythm of Life; 5. The Energy of the Yang Stored up ; 6. The Practice of Advancing the Yang ; 7. Taoist Yoga ; 8. The Sages Treated those Well, not those Sick ; 9. The Character of the Malign Xie or Thief-Wind ; Questions for Review of Chapter I; Characters in Chapter I; II Yin and Yang
  • Key Ideas1. Yin and Yang, the Way of the Skies and Earth ; The Yinyang; 2. Yin and Yang, Water, Fire, Qi and Flavours ; A Vigorous Fire, a Lesser Fire; 3. Left and Right as different as North and South ; 4. Yin and Yang in the Skies and Man ; Yinyang in the Heavens; Yinyang in the Human Body; 5. The Crucial Importance of the Yang Needing Rest ; Questions for Review of Chapter II; Characters in Chapter II; III Examining the Colour; Key Ideas; 1. Purity, Brightness, Colour and Complexion ; Flowering of the Qi; 2. The Bright-lit Hall, the Physiognomy of Face ; Physiognomy of Face
  • 3. The Basis of Health in the Face Fatality in the Face and Eyes; Questions for Review of Chapter III; Characters in Chapter III; IV The Quiet Pulse; Key Ideas; 1. The Method of the Pulse Exam ; 2. If a Single Pulse Stands Out ; 3. The Primacy of the Pulse ; 4. In Attending to the Pulse ; The Pulse; 5. In Spring, the Pulse is in the Liver ; The Seasonal Pulse; 6. The Healthy, Sick and Fatal Pulses ; 7. The Arrival of the Fatal Pulse ; 8. The Ultimate Tool ; 9. A Common Fault in the Pulse Exam ; Questions for Review of Chapter IV; Characters in Chapter IV; V The Zangfu and Wuxing; Key Ideas
  • 1. The Offices of the Zangfu Ministries of the Zangfu; 2. The Zang and their Associations ; Traditional Correspondences of the Zangfu; 3. Directions and Elemental Associations ; 4. Further Elemental Forms and Wuxing Science ; Pentatonic Tone, Element and Aspect; Five Directions with Traditional Associations; 5. The Faculties of the Self, and their Injuries ; 6. Physical Functions in Life and Death ; Questions for Review of Chapter V; Characters in Chapter V; VI Channels and Collaterals; Key Ideas; 1. The Form and Length of the Channels ; Question for Review of Chapter VI
Control code
897640357
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857011350
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897640357
Label
Essential Texts in Chinese Medicine : the Single Idea in the Mind of the Yellow Emperor
Publication
Note
Characters in Chapter VI
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • ESSENTIAL TEXTS in Chinese Medicine: The Single Idea in the Mind of the Yellow Emperor; List of Tables; Foreword; A Note on the Text; Introduction; 1. The History of the Yellow Emperor's Medical Classic; 2. Philosophical Roots in the Neijing; Fundamental Chinese Virtues in Medicine; 3. Yinyang and Wuxing; Correspondences with Nature; Human Body Correspondences; Elemental Yijing Trigrams; 4. Li Zhongzi, His Compilation and the Quietly Enquiring Mind; 5. A World Refracted through Chinese Language; 6. Claude Levi-Strauss and the Untamed Mind; 7. A Logic of Tangible Qualities
  • 8. Conclusion: A Divide in Medical ThinkingCharacters in the Introduction; I The Arts and Ways of a Good Life; Key Ideas; 1. The Yellow Emperor Questions his Counsellor ; 2. A Message from the Ancients ; 3. They Represented the Arts and Ways of Life ; Eulogy on Humankind; 4. The Rhythm of the Seasons ; Rhythm of Life; 5. The Energy of the Yang Stored up ; 6. The Practice of Advancing the Yang ; 7. Taoist Yoga ; 8. The Sages Treated those Well, not those Sick ; 9. The Character of the Malign Xie or Thief-Wind ; Questions for Review of Chapter I; Characters in Chapter I; II Yin and Yang
  • Key Ideas1. Yin and Yang, the Way of the Skies and Earth ; The Yinyang; 2. Yin and Yang, Water, Fire, Qi and Flavours ; A Vigorous Fire, a Lesser Fire; 3. Left and Right as different as North and South ; 4. Yin and Yang in the Skies and Man ; Yinyang in the Heavens; Yinyang in the Human Body; 5. The Crucial Importance of the Yang Needing Rest ; Questions for Review of Chapter II; Characters in Chapter II; III Examining the Colour; Key Ideas; 1. Purity, Brightness, Colour and Complexion ; Flowering of the Qi; 2. The Bright-lit Hall, the Physiognomy of Face ; Physiognomy of Face
  • 3. The Basis of Health in the Face Fatality in the Face and Eyes; Questions for Review of Chapter III; Characters in Chapter III; IV The Quiet Pulse; Key Ideas; 1. The Method of the Pulse Exam ; 2. If a Single Pulse Stands Out ; 3. The Primacy of the Pulse ; 4. In Attending to the Pulse ; The Pulse; 5. In Spring, the Pulse is in the Liver ; The Seasonal Pulse; 6. The Healthy, Sick and Fatal Pulses ; 7. The Arrival of the Fatal Pulse ; 8. The Ultimate Tool ; 9. A Common Fault in the Pulse Exam ; Questions for Review of Chapter IV; Characters in Chapter IV; V The Zangfu and Wuxing; Key Ideas
  • 1. The Offices of the Zangfu Ministries of the Zangfu; 2. The Zang and their Associations ; Traditional Correspondences of the Zangfu; 3. Directions and Elemental Associations ; 4. Further Elemental Forms and Wuxing Science ; Pentatonic Tone, Element and Aspect; Five Directions with Traditional Associations; 5. The Faculties of the Self, and their Injuries ; 6. Physical Functions in Life and Death ; Questions for Review of Chapter V; Characters in Chapter V; VI Channels and Collaterals; Key Ideas; 1. The Form and Length of the Channels ; Question for Review of Chapter VI
Control code
897640357
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (322 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857011350
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)897640357

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