Vital Energy (qi, 气)

@inproceedings{Wang2020VitalE,
  title={Vital Energy (qi, 气)},
  author={Yueqing Wang and Qinggang Bao and Guoxing Guan},
  year={2020}
}
Threading through the entirety of Chinese philosophy, qi is one of the most extensively used and important concepts in Chinese philosophy. As a word, qi appeared very early on and was already seen in the oracle bone scripts and its original meaning denoted the vapours of clouds. 

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