Traditional healing systems and the ethos of science.

  title={Traditional healing systems and the ethos of science.},
  author={Stella R. Quah},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={57 10},
This paper addresses the challenge posed to traditional Chinese medicine by the ethos of science and explores three related assumptions. First, the ethos of traditional Chinese medicine is incompatible with the ethos of science. Second, the challenge of science to traditional Chinese medicine is represented by the requirement to comply with internationally recognized standards of medical research and practice applied to biomedicine, adopted and implemented by the State. The State requires that… CONTINUE READING

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