MEDICINE: EAST MEETS WEST
HONR 210-01A: FALL 1997
The following is a list of reading materials that can be found on
reserve at both CSB and SJUl libraries. Reading and writing
assignments will be assigned from these articles as announced in
class. This list will be updated during the semester. Materials that
have are now avaiable on reserve are shown in green.
- The Chemical View of Matter - Order in
Disorder. Atoms. Joesten et al., The World of Chemistry, Saunders
College Publishing, 1991
- Chemical Bonds,the Ultimate Glue.
Joesten et al., The World of Chemistry, Saunders College
- Nucleic Acids and Protein Syinthesis.
McMurry, J, and Castellion, M, in Fundamentals of General,
Organic, and Biological Chemistry, Prentice-Hall, 1992
- Proteins. Bettelheim and March, The
World of Chemistry, Saunders College Publishing, 1991
- Medicines and Drugs From Plants Agosta,
W. Journal of Chemical Education, 74, 857-860, 1997.
- Lymphatic System and Immunity. Seeley, R., Stephens, T., and
Tate, P. in Anatomy and Physiology, Mosby, 1995
- Immunology Concept Maps. Stalheim-Smith, A. and Fitch, G. in
Understanding Human Anatomy and Physiology, West Publishing, 1993.
- The Scientific Approach to Behavior.
Weiten and Lloyd,in Psychology Applied to Modern Life,
Brooks/Cole, 1994. (An explanation of experimental design)
- Introduction: The Scientific Method.
Sime, Physical Chemistry: Lab Manual (An excellent summary of the
- Falsifiability: A Discourse on How to
Foil LIttle Green Men in the Head. K. Stanovich, in How to Think
Straight About Psychology, 4th ed., 1996
- Correlation and Causation: Birth Control
by the Toaster Method. K. Stanovich, in How to Think Straight
About Psychology, 4th ed., 1996
- The Route to Normal Science; The Nature of Normal Science.
Kuhn, Thomas. in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, 2nd
edition. University of Chicago Press, 1963
- Users' Guide to the Medical Literature II: How to use an
Article About Therapy or Prevention - A. Are the Results of the
Study Valid?, Guyatt et al., Journal of the American Medical
Society, 270, 2598-2901, 1193.
- Users' Guide to the Medical Literature IV: How to use an
Article About Harm, Levine et al., Journal of the American Medical
Society, 271, 1615-1619, 1994
- Yinand Yang: Western Science Makes Room for Chinese Herbal
Medicine. Corinna Wu, Science News, pg 172-173, September 9, 1995
- Exploring Chinese Herbal Medicine Can
Foster Discovery of Better Drugs. Tianhan Xue, The Scientist,
February 19, 1996.
- Europe's Strong Herbal Brew: Chemcial
and Biological Research, mostly in Europe, suports the growing
respectability of herbal medicines in US. Rawis, R., Chemical and
Engineering News, September 23, 1996.
BELIEF IN SCIENCE
- Postmodernist Rhetoric Does Not Change
Fundamental Scientific Facts. Irving Klotz, The Scientist, July
- When Science and Beliefs Collide. J.
Raloff, Science News, 360-361, June 8, 1996.
- Is Science Losing its Objectivity? J.
Ziman, Nature, 751-754, 1996
- Science as a Cultural Costruct.
Gottfried and Wilson, Nature, 545-547, 1997.
- A Revolutionary Philosopher of Science (A review of the work
of Thomas Kuhn). Hull, D., Nature, July 18, 1996, pg 203-4
- "Sucking With Vampires": The Medicine of Unreason.G.
Weissmann, in The Flight from Science and Reason, Annals New York
Academy Science, 1996
- PsychosomaticIllness in the Chinese Cultural Context. Jen-Yi
Want, The Anthropology of Medicine: From Culture to Medicine, ed.
Romanucci-Ross et al.,Bergin and Garvey, 1991
- When West Meets East. (1) M. Porkert, Chinese Medicine as a
Scientific System, Henry Holt and Co., 1982
- Strengths and Limitations of Chinese Medicine.(2). M. Porkert,
Chinese Medicine as a Scientific System, Henry Holt and Co., 1982
- The Rediscovery of Classical Medical Science in China. (3) M.
Porkert, Chinese Medicine as a Scientific System, Henry Holt and
- Chinese Medicine and Modern Science (4) ). M. Porkert, Chinese
Medicine as a Scientific System, Henry Holt and Co., 1982
- China: A Living Lab for Epidemiology. S.
William, Science, May 4, 1992
- Medicine East and West: Two Ways of Seeing, Two Ways of
Thinking. Ted Kaptchuk, in The Web That Has No Weaver, Congdon and
- The Web That Has No Weaver - and Mount Sinai. Ted Kaptchuk, in
The Web That Has No Weaver, Congdon and Weed, 1983
- Psychoneuroimmunology Finds Acceptance
As Science Adds Evidence. S. Benowitz, The Scientist, August 19,
- Under Stress, Immune Cells Rush to Repel
Microbe Invaders. S. Blakeslee, New York Time, November 22,
- The Mind-Body Interaction in Dieseae. E.
Sternberg & P. Gold. Scientific American -The Mysteries of the
Mind. Special Issue Volume 7, Number 1,8-15, 1997.
- The Placebo Effect. xxxxx, Scientific
American, January 1998. -Preprint.
- Faith and Healing. C. Wallis, Time, June 24, 1996
- Mind and Medicine,Goleman, D. in Emotional Intelligence,
Bantam Book, 165-185, 1995
- The Importance of Placebo Effects in Pain Treatment and
Research. Turner et al., Journal of the American Medical Society,
271, 1609-1614, 1994.
- Psychoneuroimmunology: The Interface Between Behavior, Brain,
and Immunity. Maier, S., Watkins, L., and Fleshner, M. American
Psychologist, Dec. 1994, 1004-1017
- Placebo Controls and Epistemic Control in Orthodox Medicine.
Sullivan, M., J. Medicine and Philosophy, 18, 213-231, 1993
- Science and God: A Warming Trend.
Easterbrook, G. Science, 277, 890-893.
- Historical View of Abnormal Behavior. Coleman et al., Abnormal
Psychology and Modern Life, 7th ed. , Scott, Foresman, and Co. ,
- Taoism. H. Smith, in The World's
- Lepra and Leprosy. J Crossan, in Jesus:
A Revolutionary Biography
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