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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 159–167.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kjell Ericson Kanamori , Osamu 金森修, ed., Shōwa zenki no kagaku shisōshi 昭和前期の科学思想史 [ Essays on the History of Scientific Thought in Modern Japan: From 1920 to 1960 ] Tokyo : Keisō Shobō , 2011 . 432 pp. ¥5,400 . Kanamori , Osamu 金森修, ed., Shōwa kōki no kagaku shisōshi 昭和後期の科学思想...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 295–310.
Published: 01 September 2015
... Tokyo Institute of Technology and the ITB. This analysis illustrates the firm relationship between the two institutions in an academic nexus, resulting in the formation of the Japan-Indonesia nuclear network. Further, the collective biographies of Indonesian nuclear physicists, including Zaki Su'ud and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 169–176.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Koichi Mikami; Yuya Shimizu; Akihisa Setoguchi; Yuki Hagiwara “For the half a century since he decided to pursue his career in the then young academic discipline of philosophy and history of science, Yoichiro Murakami has undoubtedly been one of the opinion leaders in Japan in the broad...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 321–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 335–345.
Published: 01 September 2012
... societal considerations into interactions with these technologies. We implemented a research ethics consultation during the R&D phase of Japan's national project for brain-machine interfaces; our goal was to capture the ethical and social concerns of researchers in the early stages of R&D...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 155–157.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Anna Andreeva Charlotte von Verschuer , Rice, Agriculture, and the Food Supply in Premodern Japan , translated and edited by Wendy Cobcroft Oxon and New York : Routledge , 2016 . 356 pp. $145 hardcover; $49.95 paperback. Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 57–75.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Eri Nakamura Abstract Similar to other modern Western nations, Japan experienced a state of total war during the twentieth century, expanding state intervention in the economy, scientific community, and the bodies of the populace. This article illustrates how Japanese psychiatrists engaged in the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 39–55.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Akihito Suzuki Abstract From the 1920s and 1930s, discussion of asymptomatic carriers started to appear in Japan and quickly became well established. Two important frameworks here were public health and laboratory experiment. Japanese public health policies existed in theory, isolating asymptomatic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 17–37.
Published: 01 March 2019
... history of clinical thermometry in modern Britain and Japan. First, it surveys secondary works on medical technologies in history and explores how clinical thermometers were invented, improved, sold, and consumed in two distinct cultures in Britain and Japan. It argues that clinical thermometry was used...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2019
... bioethical imaginations, as Kanamori has pointed out and as can also be seen in East Asian societies like Japan. 15 02 2018 12 10 2018 Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 The late Professor Osamu Kanamori (金森修), one of the leading philosophers of science and technology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 299–315.
Published: 01 June 2019
... inevitably change with the child’s development. In Japan, only a handful of studies have investigated experiences of egg donation ( Tomiya, Shimizu, and Morimoto 2013 ; Shirai 2013 , 2015 , 2016a , 2016b ), and very little attention has been paid to the attitudes and lived experiences of clients and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Kôji Ozaki Kim Hoi-eun , Doctors of Empire: Medical and Cultural Encounters between Imperial Germany and Meiji Japan Toronto: University of Toronto Press , 2014 . xiv+249 pp . $55.00 hardcover, $29.95 paperback . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Hoi-eun Kim is a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 353–372.
Published: 01 September 2017
... nonfunctioning of apex-level committees. 19 8 2016 20 3 2017 © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 bionetworking strategic linking India Japan clinical stem cell intervention Since 2005, notwithstanding its modest global standing in science and technology innovation, India has...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Yuuki Tomozawa Stolz Robert , Bad Water: Nature, Pollution, and Politics in Japan, 1870–1950 Durham, NC: Duke University Press , 2014 . 288 pp . $89.95 hardcover, $24.95 paperback . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Robert Stolz's Bad Water: Nature, Pollution, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 353–357.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Regina Huebner Federico Marcon , The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 . xi + 414 pp. $45 hardcover, $35 paperback. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 This study deals with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 187–211.
Published: 01 February 2015
... examines two instances of the interdisciplinary collaboration between robotics and theater in Japan and Taiwan. In particular, it analyzes how the perceived agency of robot actors is constructed onstage in these two cases. On the technological level, anthropomorphic, humanoid robots are used to construct...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 June 2013
... exploring the multiplicity of technological practices that overcomes the limits of existing approaches in STS, such as the social construction of technology and actor-network theory. 29 12 2011 12 9 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 comparison robot Japan actor-network theory social...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 243–259.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Goro Yamazaki This article follows the transformation of discourses and practices concerning organ transplantation in Japan, as well as considers the effect of comparison in dealing with the recent transformations of this medicine. Since the first enactment of the Japanese Organ Transplantation Law...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 261–281.
Published: 01 June 2013
... consequences of such clashing concerns in Japan by drawing on current ideas of postplurality within STS and anthropology. How does the body of the diabetic patient—from (thrifty) genes to fat bellies—become an experimental site of biotechnological and public health innovations in contemporary Japan? What is at...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 527–530.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Aya Homei Aldous Christopher and Suzuki Akihito , Reforming Public Health in Occupied Japan, 1945–52: Alien Prescriptions? London and New York : Routledge , 2012 . 234 pp . £85.00 . 18 7 2013 18 7 2013 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2013 Reforming Public Health in...