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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2010) 4 (3): 467–473.
Published: 01 September 2010
...Akihito Suzuki Akiko Hyôdô 兵頭晶子 , ( Mental Disease and Japanese Modernity: From the Possessed Mind/Body to the Diseased Mind/Body ) Tokyo : Seikyûsha , 2008 . ISBN 978-4-7872-2032-5 . 322 pp. 26 7 2010 26 7 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 545–566.
Published: 01 December 2008
... explore the variety of bodymind states that Norwegian qigong students experience. I have differentiated five “stages” of Biyun practice. Using these stages as a framework, I demonstrate the gradual progression in the learning of qigong . “Body,” “concentration,” and qi (“life energy”) are all important...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 539–541.
Published: 01 December 2009
... in the twenty-first century, it is understandable, not to say natural, to make up one's mind to donate his/her body to a medical school. However, in the Meiji era, the person who willingly left his/her body for dissection was thought to be somewhat bizarre. After the defeat in the Asia–Pacific War...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 475–504.
Published: 01 December 2009
... alone, then how did it respond to and mold the new understanding, values, and experiences of “life” (body, mind, thoughts, emotions, desires, livelihood, and illness) at a time when Chinese and Western medicine encountered, confronted, and struggled against each other? The present article will provide...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 461–464.
Published: 01 December 2008
... trained mind, by adjusting the concept of a locus to that of a point. In introductory TCM classes ( Hsu 1999 : 144n), teachers would often draw points with a pen onto the skin, indicative of xuewei as “acupoints.” As Iven Tao highlights in this volume, the notion of the “acupoint” has, particularly in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 311–315.
Published: 01 June 2013
...), began by stating that sex difference was noticeable for a number of illnesses, reinforcing the ancient idea (he appears to have had in mind Sun Simiao 孫思邈, d. c. 682) that women are difficult to treat. But, Chen continued, there were still many illnesses that did not exhibit sex differences. It is clear...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 577–580.
Published: 01 November 2012
... medical texts defined “childlessness” ( wuzi ) as a female problem. Successful childbearing depended on the woman's body, mind, and behavior all being properly regulated at each stage of the process. This attention to female reproductive functions also led doctors to ponder how women's bodies might differ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 29–49.
Published: 01 March 2016
... economic development, it must support a worldview in which the old must always be eclipsed by the new. A young man explained, “Young Koreans have cut themselves off from the older generations, and in so doing, they have become modern. In the West they are still traditionally minded; they have not been able...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 73–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the trio of body, technology, and enhancement is the concept of the body. Besides the centuries-long controversies on mind-body dualism, the dictionary entry of the word body starts with ominously puzzling definitions connoting both its totality—the body with the head included—and its partiality—the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 417–438.
Published: 01 December 2018
... nipples, acne, and strangely uneven skin were all markers of bodybuilders having pushed the boundaries and spatialities of their bodies by making use of various anabolic steroids and growth hormones. However, while my mind turned to health concerns, my informant seemed mainly preoccupied with a particular...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 377–392.
Published: 01 December 2018
... new forensic techniques aimed at making the body directly legible, effectively bypassing the dissembling native mind ( Anderson 2004 ). The native body had been in this position before. Back in the day of John Company, as indeed in contemporary Europe, Indians had often been tattooed and branded after...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 355–378.
Published: 01 September 2012
... these years, many were concerned with the state of the minds and bodies of their compatriots, particularly of children. With the mandating of compulsory education of four to six years in 1872, the Meiji government looked to schools to function as a “civilizing force,” even though such initiatives often...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 2018
... outpouring of energy. The juxtaposed trends in contemporary China seem to lack a reasonable explanation: on the one hand, traditional Chinese belief in bodily cosmology highlights balance and mindful control of the body, as evidenced in Zhang’s interview data; on the other hand, popular beliefs propelled by...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 51–71.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the body that are inseparable from the self and the mind. This study also takes a different approach to social justifications and biological reductionism, which are often found in previous studies on enhancement-related medical products. Many kinds of currently available medical enhancements, such as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 297–301.
Published: 01 September 2012
... assume that the respondents' cultural background affected these results. As Wu and Fukushi point out, in Taiwan and other parts of East Asia the Confucian tradition asserts a strong relationship between the mind and the body. A belief in the existence of the soul does not ineluctably follow, but the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 265–288.
Published: 01 June 2008
... perception of the whole organic being (indissolubly mind and body) situated in a richly structured environment... Skills are... incorporated into the modus operandi of the developing human organism through training and experience in the performance of a particular task” ( Ingold 2000 : 5). Focussing on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... their concerns and analyses overlap, we found it useful as a heuristic device to think of Engelbart’s (1962) notion of augmentation as focused on mind, Merleau-Ponty’s (1962) notion of extension as primarily focused on the body, and McLuhan (1964) as focused on language and communication...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 379–399.
Published: 01 September 2012
... certain types of bodies, its safety and efficacy must have been already established on a group of bodies that are considered similar to those for whom the drug is intended. This is different from what has taken place in the United States with regard to social movements aimed at increasing the diversity of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 453–474.
Published: 01 December 2009
... cause of death was use of knowledge of parts of the body for which trauma could be fatal—the so-called “vital spots.” This way of conceptualizing wounds formed part of a basic rubric which officials used to determine the mortal wound and assign legal responsibility in homicide cases. This article uses a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 5–26.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Shin Dongwon Modernity in relation to medicine and the body is central to discussions on modernity in Korea. I have chosen to write this paper I have already penned several writings that are related to the topic: modern hygiene, cleanliness, medical service, and medicine. First topic is about the...