An Integrated View of Health and Well-being

Bridging Indian and Western Knowledge

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ISBN: 978-94-007-6688-4 (Print) 978-94-007-6689-1 (Online)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Health and Well-being in the Western Tradition

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-23

      Well-Being in the West: Hygieia Before and After the Demographic Transition

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      Pages 25-36

      The Psychosomatic View

  3. Health and Well-being in Indian Traditions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 37-37

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      Pages 39-57

      The Perspectives on Reality in Indian Traditions and Their Implications for Health and Well-Being

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      Pages 59-68

      Concept of Health in Āyurveda

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      Pages 69-82

      Determinants of Health and Well-Being in Āyurveda

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      Pages 83-98

      The Role of Social Rituals in Well-Being

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      Pages 99-112

      Health and Well-being in Indian Local Health Traditions

  4. Bridging the worlds

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 113-113

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      Pages 115-139

      Quantum Logic in Āyurveda

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      Pages 141-161

      The Psychological Roots of Health Promotion

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      Pages 163-185

      The Emergence of Health in Complex Adaptive Systems: A Common Ground for Āyurveda and Western Science

  5. Conclusions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 187-187

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      Pages 189-195

      Joining Knowledge Traditions: Towards an Integrated Approach to Health and Well-Being

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 197-209