Posts Tagged ‘Qing Dynasty’

Site Update + Recent Posts

Sunday, June 19th, 2011 with 0 comments
Update: As a few people informed me, there was some problems with the twitter & RSS feed notification system, however I think it has been resolved. Furthermore, while finishing up the final stages of my book I have had little time to post, so for those that  actually may have checked the website recently, I apologize for the lack of activity. However, at the moment I have more time and will resume posting. Please let me know if there is…

Ye Tian-Shi & the Eight Extraordinary Channels

Thursday, December 3rd, 2009 with 3 comments
By: Jason Blalack Ye Tian-Shi was one of the most influential doctors in Chinese medical history in developing clinical applications of the eight extraordinary channel herbal theory. Following is a translated excerpt that summarizes some of the core ideas that he used. Following this piece will be numerous case studies demonstrating these principles in action. Ye Tian-Shi’s Pattern Differentiation and Treatment of the Eight Extraordinary Channels Ye Tian-Shi used eight extraordinary channel theory in 165 recorded cases. Case Records as…

Understanding Ye Tian Shi’s Cases

Sunday, November 1st, 2009 with 0 comments
Charles Chace recently brought this following passage to my attention. We both found it interesting in helping to understand Ye Tian-Shi’s case studies and putting into context the shorthand style that his cases are presented in. It is an excerpt from Thinking with Cases — Specialist Knowledge and Chinese Cultural History(2007) by Charlotte Furth. A great read. “… the admirers of Ye Gui (1666-1745) saw to it that after his death some of this legendary doctor’s personal clinical records found…