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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Tereza Stöckelová; Jaroslav Klepal Abstract Contributing to the ongoing debate on decentering science, technology, and society (STS) from Western contexts, this article elaborates on and reconsiders Wen-yuan Lin and John Law’s proposal for correlative STS (“A Correlative STS” 2014). Like them, we...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
... argue that “competitive adaptation” plays an important role. The concept refers to a mode of innovation that reworks bioethics in a way that avoids a loss of competitiveness. In contrast with neoliberal views that claim a correlation between the devolution of state responsibilities and an increase in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 381–396.
Published: 01 December 2015
... studies of Chinese medicine construct an insightful model integrating a practical ontology, a correlative thinking method, and displacement agency theory, sharing basic theoretical assumptions with Bruno Latour's actor-network theory. On the other hand, the studies of reassembled cars, plant grafting...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 211–214.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Georges Cuvier (1769–1832). Cuvier’s law of correlation deeply influenced his contemporaries’ thoughts on the representation of science. Gowan Dawson’s Show Me the Bone attempts to explain how Cuvier’s axiom triumphed and declined in the mid-nineteenth century and how its residue continued to thrive...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 315–319.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., stressing how for Chinese the key to understanding order in the universe was correlative thinking, drawing systematic correspondences among various orders, such as the human body, the body politic, and the heavenly bodies. How this early cosmology, putting the yin, yang, and five phases at the origin of any...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 633–636.
Published: 01 December 2013
.... “ Suibing (祟病) and ‘Places’: Traditional Medicine's Interpretation of Suibing ,” by Li Jianmin, explores the correlation between diseases and places in traditional medicine. ( Suibing is a term that traditionally referred to the diseases caused by demons and gods; it now refers to psychological maladies...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 January 2015
... researchers multiple points of insight into food's significance to ancient Chinese philosophy, sacrifice, and sagehood. To explore these topics, Sterckx examines both “sacrificial food” and “sacrificial religion,” whose close correlation encouraged Chinese people to build up their sensory experiences as a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 137–141.
Published: 01 March 2019
.... So what kind of substantial modification is on offer? Come to think of it, what happened to the far more provocative argument for a correlative STS previously made by the authors ( Lin and Law 2014 )? If the aim is to open up STS to varied East Asian styles of thinking, we might indeed wonder whether...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2009) 3 (2-3): 389–392.
Published: 01 September 2009
... potently illustrates). His analysis of the rate of infection in the Taisho (1912–1926) period, which he explains as a “negative effect... of urbanization and the move to a market economy” (28), correlates with data about children's health extracted from a census conducted in Gunma Prefecture, some 100 km...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... knowing of CM, its conceptual adoption in biomedical settings, and its lexical reconstruction. Departing from a discussion of geopolitics as seen in CM, Stöckelová and Klepal set their arguments at a theoretical level, engaging closely with Wen-yuan Lin and John Law’s work on correlative STS and the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 571–575.
Published: 01 December 2008
... chapters, Sato not only provides historical descriptions of the various interactions between the different engineering cultures but also presents sociological analyses of the differences. In other words, he correlates the differences in the engineering styles with the differences in the social structure of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., and correlated with illness patterns in a diagnostic process. And the scientized version of Chinese medicine adopted for medical schools has produced agreement, among textbook authors at least, that the pulsometer “senses” the conditions in an authoritative way. But the pulsometer has not become a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 117–126.
Published: 01 February 2015
... analytical methods for knowing (which are embedded in or underpin many and especially homogeneous ways of knowing) with alternative Chinese correlative methods. 2 With these thoughts in mind, we turn to the two parts of the special issue. In the first of these, on circulation, the contributors...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 341–344.
Published: 01 September 2018
... socioeconomic status and demonstrates how multiple social forces correlate to body malfunction. Meanwhile, due attention is paid to voices from sexual partners of the patients to showcase how relationships may influence sexual life. An interesting point Zhang makes is that masculinity does not necessarily...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 235–238.
Published: 01 June 2017
... and Lin do not avoid it. Biomedicine, they tell us, is causal and reductive, while Chinese medicine is syncretic and hybridizing, contextual and correlative. The logics of the two medicines (here reified for purposes of comparison) are different, and more important, the “things” managed in therapy are...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 555–565.
Published: 01 December 2011
... other organs. The Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, a branch of the Council of Labor Affairs, commissioned a three-year study on the possible correlation of illnesses among former RCA employees and the company's alleged violations of health and safety codes. The study, carried out by a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 567–572.
Published: 01 December 2011
... beliefs and socioeconomic factors had little correlation with their views on nuclear power. In the present article, I underline the importance of public opinion in determining the outcome of social movements and policy debates. This approach permits me to identify the mechanisms that link public opinion...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 159–163.
Published: 01 March 2013
... political dimension of Chinese medicine tend to focus on the dynamic relation between the body and the state. Manifested in the medical classic Yellow Emperor's Inner Canon ( Huangdi neijing 黃帝內經), the anatomy of the body correlates with the bureaucratic hierarchy of the state and the configuration of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 411–416.
Published: 01 September 2017
... making are already in view as geneticists seek to forge new ways to think about biological function” (374). Here again Keller helps us see a correlation between the shaping of ways of speaking and the shaping of new ways of doing biology. Accordingly, in the scientific culture under study, scientific...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 637–640.
Published: 01 December 2013
...-late nineteenth-century China. By exploring the ways in which Tang positioned himself vis-à-vis contemporary debates over medical knowledge and the body, Pi introduces the contours of later arguments: that Tang viewed correlative understandings of the body, its visceral systems of function, and...