From the Inside Flap
"This complete annotated translation of the Su Wen is exemplary in every respect. The translation will stimulate new directions in research while providing the first accurate guide to the basic concepts of traditional Chinese medicine for a wider readership."Donald Harper, The University of Chicago
About the Author
Paul U. Unschuld is Professor and Director of the Horst-Goertz Endowment Institute for the Theory, History, and Ethics of Chinese Life Sciences at Charité-Medical University Berlin. His previous books include Medicine in China: A History of Ideas (Twenty-fifth anniversary edition). Until his retirement in 2010, Hermann Tessenow was a Senior Lecturer at the Institute for the History of Medicine at Munich University.