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Learning classical Chinese is foundational – an interview with Rick Goodman

As I’m working on some of the foundational materials for the upcoming Shennong Relational Herb Learning course, I’m revisiting some material from classical Chinese medicine texts that I don’t know particularly well. ¬†It’s prompted me to get out my Big Chinese-English Dictionary¬†and start slogging through the tedious process of translating passages when you’re not fluent […]

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Phenomenology and Chinese Medicine : the lifeworld, holism and integrative medicine

For your reading pleasure, I would like to offer the third piece of my Chinese medicine thesis, written at NCNM. As promised, I’m breaking it up into bite-sized chunks and only presenting the final chapter. The next installment will be the last. Chinese medicine and phenomenology thesis Part I Chinese medicine and phenomenology thesis Part […]

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Questions for the ancients

I’m part of the student government association at NCNM in Portland, OR and I am currently working on creating a scholarship for Classical Chinese Medicine students at our institution. The SGA funded the scholarship and now I’m just working on logistics. Part of the scholarship application will involve students answering a question – with the […]

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