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Published: 01 December 2009
Fig. 1 Human body as machine (Shanghai, 1933) Fig. 1. Human body as machine (Shanghai, 1933) More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (4): 459-478.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Chihyung Jeon Abstract What does the human look like in South Korea? This article identifies two different figurations of the human in contemporary South Korea: the alpha human and the Korean. The alpha human is a human imagined, shaped, and circulated on the network of technosciences and media; it...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (4): 359-376.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Eric Kerr; Connor Graham; Alfred Montoya Abstract This special issue explores the conceptions of the human that emerge out of the form and the design of information and communications technologies (ICTs). Geographically, our focus compares two countries with a relatively high level of ICT...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2018) 12 (4): 495-501.
Published: 01 December 2018
...John W. P. Phillips Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 The inter-Asian contexts signaled in the title of this special issue serve a precise limiting role in relation to the issue’s topic (humans and networks) that is neither arbitrary nor determined by the more...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2012) 6 (4): 527-532.
Published: 01 November 2012
... silence caused by the Cultural Revolution (1966–76), the first complete Chinese translation of Structure was published in Shanghai in 1980. Since being introduced to the mainland, Kuhn's work has had a significant and lasting influence on the philosophy and history of science, and on the humanities and...
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Published: 01 September 2008
Fig. 3 The appearances of sex transformations in human reproductive organs Fig. 3. The appearances of sex transformations in human reproductive organs More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2008) 2 (4): 571-575.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Yasumoto Fujita Sato Yasushi , NASA and Its Engineering Cultures: Human Qualities in Grand System Building () Tokyo : University of Tokyo Press , 2007 24 6 2008 24 6 2008 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (1): 77-97.
Published: 01 March 2010
... enlightened consent; rather, it meant that interactions among researchers, the media, and the populace brought about a new interpretation of the technology. One popular journal, Gijutsu to ningen (Technology and Human Beings), long skeptical of science and technology, regarded gene therapy as an important...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2010) 4 (4): 629-633.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Yu-Lin Chen Schmalzer Sigrid , The People's Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2008 . 336 pp. ISBN: 9780226738604 . Zhang jian 張劍 , kexueshetuan zai jindai Zhongguo de mingyun: yi...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (1): 23-45.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Lijing Jiang In 1988, the first human baby conceived through in vitro fertilization (IVF) technology in mainland China was born at the Peking Medical College Third Hospital in Beijing. The Chinese media soon celebrated the IVF achievement for its scientific modernity, as well as for its indigenous...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (3): 291-311.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Mei Zhan This article examines yihuan guanxi , or relations between medical professionals and patients, under China's health-care reform. Invoking “biopolitics” as a way of understanding the capillary workings of power in producing specific forms of lives and humans, I explore the ways in which...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (4): 479-504.
Published: 01 December 2011
... rice technologies on the material world and the physical aspects of rice technologies (or the way they are made and used). The article's main theoretical goal is to develop an approach to technological transformation that brings the study of human-environment relations more firmly onto the study of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (4): 495-497.
Published: 01 August 2014
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (2): 217-219.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... Another case concerns the well-known cook Yi-Yin, whose culinary skills enabled him to transform raw ingredients into refined and nutritional dishes for human beings. The last case concerns Yi-Ya, a cook well known for his loyalty to the leaders, as he even butchered his son in order to prepare a special...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (2): 225-227.
Published: 01 January 2015
... course of the Japanese empire as it is about how humans were brought together within a built environment where looking at animals engendered certain kinds of social behavior, especially among children. Zoo politics were tumultuous during the rise and fall of the Japanese empire, as well as during...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2015) 9 (3): 319-321.
Published: 01 September 2015
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (3): 429-432.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Jia-shin Chen J. Chen Department of Psychiatry, Shuang Ho Hospital, Taipei Medical University, No. 291, Jhongjheng Rd., Jhonghe, Taipei 23561, Taiwan Department of Medical Humanities, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan email: jschen1973@gmail.com...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (3): 359-374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... treatment” of human mental abilities. Moreover, there was a lack of consensus regarding the application of mind and behavior research to social policy. The results suggest that a wide range of life-science researchers should be involved in discussions of these controversial but socially important issues...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2011) 5 (4): 597-600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 2011 Traditional historiography, which has always emphasized social phenomena and insisted on a stark dichotomy between the human and the natural, has paid little attention to the environment. However, as decades of ecological crises have drawn headlines and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (2014) 8 (1): 151-153.
Published: 01 March 2014