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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 637–640.
Published: 01 December 2013
... fit into a very different intellectual understanding of the medical body, Pi is also telling a story that speaks to broader questions about the politics of translation, the global history of science and medicine, and the ways in which conceptions of the body have been negotiated in cross-cultural...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
... to the development of postcolonial intellectual history in Southeast Asia and secondarily to our understanding of the globalization and embedding of science, technology, and medicine. 04 01 2018 02 04 2018 Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 159–167.
Published: 01 March 2019
... introduces kagaku shisōshi as a formulation of historical epistemology and as a return to past intellectual trends that, from his perspective, had faded in Japan since the 1990s. 8 The remainder of the first volume addresses two main issues: the history of scientific disciplines in the late...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 461–478.
Published: 01 August 2014
... undertaken the task of editing a catalog of early texts in Chinese minority nationality medicine. We argue that it is both more efficient and more intellectually coherent for the central government, rather than local nationality agencies, to lead the process and coordinate the work of a number of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 233–241.
Published: 01 June 2012
... Ottoman Empire and accelerate far ahead in their capacity to accumulate wealth and power and to extend their political control and intellectual dominance. From the perspective of history of science or technology, the presence of the Great Divergence, whether as a point of reference or as the immediate...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 257–275.
Published: 01 September 2018
... that human resources brought about between all the involved territories. The confluence of (geo)politics in Japan, East Asia, the Pacific, the United States, and the rest of the world molded intellectual migration in medicine from Japan to Hawaii, migration that served as an economically viable...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 581–584.
Published: 01 November 2012
... since grown obscure. Finally, it will provide valuable perspectives to anyone interested in late imperial intellectual history or the self-fashioning of Confucian scholars. References Elman Benjamin ( 1984 ). From Philosophy to Philology: Intellectual and Social Aspects of Change in Late...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 493–495.
Published: 01 November 2012
... this idea of what East Asian STS could be has produced a fertile body of work characterized by its empirical richness and, as Warwick Anderson has noted, a novel collection of questions and research sites grounded in the heterogeneous realities of technoscience in Asia. The intellectual fruits of “Asia...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 445–451.
Published: 01 November 2012
... reviewing the emergence of science and technology studies in Japan during the past twenty years, Togo Tsukahara (2009: 507) asked: “Are scholars still dependent on Western intellectual frameworks, or developing independent scholarship?” One of the pioneers of the field in East Asia, Tsukahara lamented the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2013
... practitioners and documents their styles, fears, and dreams in a vivid, condensed style. Occasionally one wishes for more detail about the intellectual content of their medical approaches. Zhan tells readers, for example, that Dr. Li Fengyi, a well-known “miracle worker” in Chinese medicine, gives highly...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 347–354.
Published: 01 September 2012
..., and its nature is inherently universal in that no one person or group or country can impose its definition, as its very logic of legitimacy rests upon acceptance in a wider community. Science also needs to successfully mobilize various kinds of resources—financial, human, material, intellectual...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
... is the most popular and has the longest history. On 4 October 2008, Science Café aired a special program titled “ Science of English ,” which attracted a large audience. The program described Korean society's fascination with English and then speculated about the reasons. It examined the question...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 93–121.
Published: 01 March 2008
... To understand the broad impact of Chinese social and intellectual trends in eighteenth century Japan, I will examine the history of Chinese medicine (中醫史) in connection with the intellectual and cultural history of classical learning introduced above. Specialists normally study East Asian...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 December 2007
... other modern historians, he explicitly links abstract science with technologies for handling nature and the human body, and roots intellectual history in broader social trends. This is not a specialized history of science in China, but a world history of China with scientific characteristics. Anyone...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Hsiao-pei Yen Chu Ping-yi , ed., Zhongguoshi xinlun: Keji yu Zhongguo shehui fence 中國史新論 : 科技與中國社會分冊 [ New Perspectives on Chinese History: Science, Technology, and Chinese Society ] Taipei: Academia Sinica and Lianjing chubanshe , 2010 . 528 pp . NT $680 . Wei Chunjuan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Kiebok Yi Shin Dongwon , Donguibogamgwa Dongasia Euihaksa 동의보감과 동아시아 의학사 [ Treasured Mirror of Eastern Medicine and the History of East Asian Medicine ] Paju : Deulnyeok , 2015 . 480 pp. ₩35,000 . Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 The Treasured...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 9–16.
Published: 01 March 2019
... 1969 ; Anderson 2007 ; Bray 2008 ). Kanamori’s contact in his early career with French epistemology, intellectual history of scientific ideas, and cultural history of literature and arts has turned his analyses and arguments into more inspirational ones, even if parts may be misleading. His...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 541–548.
Published: 01 November 2012
... reconcile the positivistic outlook in Needham's Chinese history of science with a Kuhnian postpositivistic history of science in the future. However, initial intellectual interests in Structure indeed seem to come from Chinese historians. I briefly mention three cases here. A Chinese intellectual...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 317–321.
Published: 01 June 2019
... trace some of the connections between the denizens of EAHSL and the projects in which they were engaged some forty years ago, and the current intellectual ambitions and social networks of EASTS . Needham’s charismatic personality, his outspoken views on the politics of science and its history, the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Traditional Medicine: A Social History Singapore : NUS Press , 2015 . 248 pp. $34 paperback. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Southern Medicine for Southern People and Vietnamese Traditional Medicine reflect an important moment in the study of the history of...