Tibetan medicine today: neo-traditionalism as an analytical lens and a political tool

Abstract : This chapter offers a renewal of the ‘grids of interpretation' that are applied to Asian scholarly medicine by taking the case of Tibetan medicine. It presents a descriptive model, namely neotraditionalism, which serves to circumscribe the contemporary tendencies characterizing Tibetan and other Asian medicines.
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Laurent Pordié. Tibetan medicine today: neo-traditionalism as an analytical lens and a political tool. Tibetan Medicine in the Contemporary World. Global Politics of Medical Knowledge and Practice, London and New York: Routledge, pp.3-32, 2008, Series of the Needham Research Institute. ⟨halshs-00516479⟩

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