Zhang Gongyao

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Zhang Gongyao (Chinese: 张功耀; Pinyin: Zhāng Gōngyào; born November 10, 1956) is a Chinese philosopher. He is a professor in Department of Philosophy, Central South University, China. He promoted the abolishment of traditional Chinese medicine.[1]


Zhang was born in Chenzhou, Hunan in 1956. He received his M.A degree from Zhejiang University in 1988. In 2006, Zhang initiated a movement to call for abolishment of the traditional Chinese medicine.[1]


  1. ^ a b Qiu J (April 2007). "China plans to modernize traditional medicine". Nature. 446 (7136): 590–1. doi:10.1038/446590a. PMID 17410143. Zhang argued that TCM is a pseudoscience and should not be part of public healthcare and research

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