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Culture, Embodiment, and the Senses Thursday, 22 September 2005 Reading Shigehisa Kuriyama, The Expressiveness of the Body and the Divergence of Greek and Chinese Medicine , chapter 6, pp. 233-272 (Note: Italicized questions set aside by arrow-bullets are broad questions to keep in mind and think about throughout the reading and analysis) There was a relationship between the Chinese dynasties at a given time and the conception of medicine during that time. | What is the view of the self? How has it changed? Kuriyama systematically traces these through the history. .. Wind Imagination of winds in history has been overlooked although it is a crucial feature of the senses in embodiment. Greek: North vs. South winds and the positive/negative qualities attached to them Chinese: multiplicity of the winds, empty vs. full Greek conceptions of superior race based could potentially have been based on winds, as the Northern winds were more esteemed, the Southern winds. Greek:
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