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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 527–532.
Published: 01 November 2012
...Bin Li; Dingcheng Ren 13 8 2012 13 8 2012 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Three years after Thomas S. Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions was first published in 1962 , Chinese readers became aware of this book via a book review. After the academic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 637–640.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Daniel Asen 皮国立 Pi Kuo-Li , Jindai zhongyi de shentiguan yu sixiang zhuanxing: Tang Zonghai yu zhongxiyi huitong shidai 近代中医的身体观与思想转型:唐宗海与中西医汇通时代 [ Views of the Body and Intellectual Transformation in Modern Chinese Medicine: Tang Zonghai and the Era of Chinese-Western Medical...
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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 August 2014) 8 (4): 461–478.
Published: 01 August 2014
...Zhen Yan; Hu Yingchong National and local projects to systematize ethnic or “nationality” medical systems are well underway in many parts of China. With colleagues in the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences, and in collaboration with scholars associated with various nationalities, we have...
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Fig. 3 A Chinese pharmacist. Source Boorsma 1913 Fig. 3. A Chinese pharmacist. Source Boorsma 1913 More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 167–197.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Ricky C. Leung This article examines the process in which Chinese science actors undertook nanotechnology research as an innovation journey. In this journey, Chinese science actors sought domestic and overseas networks to overcome resource and infrastructural constraints. To analyze salient issues...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
... turn, launched a reevaluation among historians, sociologists, and demographists of biography and the biographical method. Benefiting from this reflection that mainly focuses on the European biographical tradition, this paper analyzes biographical enterprise within the Chinese tradition by relying on a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (1): 143–145.
Published: 01 December 2007
... investigation, paying attention to astronomy, biology, botany, cartography, manufacturing, mathematics, medicine, and military technology. Most Chinese and Western readers probably still believe that, with a few exceptions, Confucian literati of the imperial age ignored the investigation of nature, and that...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Elisabeth Hsu This introductory article provides an overview over the history of Chinese medicine, as it evolved in the People's Republic of China over the last 60 years. In particular, it highlights how Traditional Chinese Medicine ( zhongyi ), as invented in the 1950s during a period of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 485–506.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Volker Scheid This essay examines the treatment of menopausal syndrome by Chinese medicine as a window on how globalisation impacts on the development of the Chinese medical tradition. The treatment strategies for menopausal syndrome were invented in 1964 and betray a strong influence of biomedical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 133–136.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Shang-Jen Li Nianqun Yang , [ Remaking “Patients”: Politics of Space in the Conflicts between Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine, 1832–1985 ] Peking : China Renmin University Press , 2006 18 3 2009 18 3 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 507–524.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Iven Francis Tao As Chinese medicine is going global, it is simultaneously adapting swiftly to local patterns of perception and interpretation, thereby being shaped into hitherto unknown forms. The globalization of Chinese medicine produces multiple localized visions of a healing system whose...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 525–543.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Alexandra Ryan Taijiquan ( t'ai chi ch'uan ) is a Chinese martial art that has grown substantially in popularity and global reach since the mid-twentieth century. Known as an ‘internal’ martial art that combines combat techniques with meditation and longevity practices, it has influenced, and been...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 545–566.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Gry Sagli This article discusses the reception of Chinese qigong in a Western context by focusing on the learning and experiencing of qigong in Norway. Drawing on ethnographic material from fieldwork among participants of a style of qigong referred to as Biyun medical qigong , I in particular...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 107–139.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Volker Scheid During the first decade of the twenty-first century, a network composed of politicians, regulators, bioscientists, clinical researchers, and Chinese medicine specialists has emerged that seeks to bridge an imagined gulf between the modern West and ancient China in order to create a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 25–42.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Sonya E. Pritzker Various attempts at language standardization have been central in efforts to integrate Chinese medicine into a global, mainstream medical framework. At the same time, language has also proven critical in efforts to integrate Chinese medicine into personal frameworks of meaning as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 March 2012
...Jiri Hudecek The article attempts to theoretically explain the origins of the nationalist and historicist turn of the Chinese mathematician Wu Wen-Tsun (born 1919). Wu returned to China from France in 1951 as an internationally recognized expert on algebraic topology, but his career was frustrated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 315–319.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Florence Bretelle-Establet Vogel Hans Ulrich and Dux Günter , eds., Concepts of Nature: A Chinese-European Cross-Cultural Perspective Leiden : Brill , 2010 . 566 pp . €187.00 . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 This book resulted from a conference...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Xueqian Zhang Andrews Bridie , The Making of Modern Chinese Medicine, 1850–1960 Seattle : University of Washington Press , 2014 . 256 pp . $99 hardcover, $32.95 paperback . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 Bridie Andrews's new book The Making of Modern...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 401–430.
Published: 01 September 2008
... first show that when Chinese scientists used these terms to describe the sex of biological species, they relied on an epistemological framework of visual knowledge that granted some foundational operative power to a signifying order in which one could know by seeing the differences between ci and xiong...