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What Practitioners of TCM Should Know

A Philosophical Introduction for Medical Doctors


Friedrich G. Wallner

Contents: Objective and Systemic Medicine – Why Is TCM Scientific? – TCM and Western Medicine. A Comparison in Method and Ontology – Scientific Methodology with Respect to Medicine – Methodological Preconditions of the Comparison between TCM and Western Medicine – Philosophical Practice as Support for Medical Practice – Culturality and Commitment – A New Vision of Science (Revised) – Kelvin Chan: Comparing the Differences in the Practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Orthodox Medicine.