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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2018
... dealing with the discourse of “Eastern medicine” except in the cover title of Eastern Medicine for Prolonging the World and Preserving People (東醫壽世保元, 1894) by Lee Jema (李濟馬, 1837–1900). A simple question arises: when we distinguish the discursive tradition of Eastern medicine from the textual tradition...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 161–183.
Published: 01 June 2017
... observant long ago recognized the difference between the great civilizations of East and West. Eastern civilization excels at the metaphysical; Western civilization excels at the physical. How can medicine be any different? Eastern medicine 東洋醫學 is synthetic, inductive, and best at internal medicine...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 93–96.
Published: 01 March 2016
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 73–92.
Published: 01 March 2008
... Europe to `nontraditional locations' such as Eastern Europe, China, and India. Within China, the post-socialist reform of health care, internal divisions of labour and the politicization of the healthcare system have all created the conditions under which contract clinical trial work is becoming an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Society, n.d. ). complementary and alternative medicine correlativity evidence-based medicine decentering STS Chinese medicine Central and Eastern Europe political economy What can Chinese Medicine (CM) offer science, technology, and society (STS)? As two previous special issues of East...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 405–409.
Published: 01 September 2017
... divided into noun-based traditions and verb-based traditions? And why is the Eastern world among the latter? Without answering these questions, Keller's claim remains a superficial attempt to loosely connect acquisition of two different languages with a diversity of scientific lexicons. She could...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 165–169.
Published: 01 March 2010
... ethics approaches are also characteristic of some schools of Western philosophy, and to reduce “Western” bioethics merely to liberal consequentialism or “Eastern” bioethics to simple Confucianism is to flatten the complex contours of both into one-dimensionality. This volume largely avoids both of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 133–134.
Published: 01 June 2017
... temporary political scheme established by two weak regimes, a number of innovative ideas were proposed for Suzhou National Medicine Hospital as a part of Eastern medicine , a term loosely defined as a rival to biomedicine. As the authors point out, this convergence proved short-lived, because the practices...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 391–395.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Keller's line of thought. I do not understand why, in order to introduce or develop a verb-based linguistic framework for biological research, we have to compare the characteristics of the Chinese language and Eastern (or Chinese) cultures with those of English and Western cultures. What lessons can we...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2019) 13 (3): 475–479.
Published: 01 September 2019
... modern country. The second book, The Socialist People’s Car , written by Valentina Fava, takes a close look at automobiles in Czechoslovakia from 1918 to 1964, a period in which the country was emerging as an industrial power in Eastern Europe. Both works are explorations of the history of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 43–56.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that Western medicine [ thuốc tây ] has not been able to.… Particularly, many comrades who practice advanced Western medicine have researched on Eastern medicine [ đông y ] and produced reports for the conference. These comrades are scholars of Western medicine; however, when reaching an impasse in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 359–360.
Published: 01 June 2019
... deemed safe and unsafe for habitation. It was January 2012, nine months after a massive tsunami struck Japan’s eastern coast, killing almost twenty thousand people and triggering meltdowns at three of the five reactors at the nearby Fukushima Daiichi power plant. Out of nowhere, three young men with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2008) 2 (3): 431–432.
Published: 01 September 2008
... supposedly universal STS theories?” The second question is more historical: “how had technologies or technical artifacts travelled or been transformed from old oriental (or the semi-colonial “Far Eastern”) contexts to the new East Asian contexts?” If we consider the following three short articles...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 147–151.
Published: 01 March 2009
... looks at the new relationships of the future. “Practice and Place” Chapter 7, “Keitai in Public Transportation as a Site of Negotiation” (by Daisuke Okabe/Mizuko Ito) interviews people in western and eastern parts of Japan, analyzing the negotiations and the web of interactions surrounding the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 363–366.
Published: 01 June 2010
... which they returned were Hŏ Chun's ( Precious Mirror of Eastern Medicine , 1610), Yi Che-ma's ( Longevity and Life Preservation in Oriental Medicine ), and Hwang To-yŏn's ( Compendium of Prescriptions , 1885). Chinese classics, such as Shanghanlun ( A Treatise on Cold-Damage Disorders , 196–220 CE...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 219–223.
Published: 01 June 2018
... themselves following northern dictates. After French colonization, the West served as a useful other, and VTM gained the moniker “Eastern” medicine ( Dong Y ). As with their earlier uptake of Chinese medicine, Vietnamese healers during the colonial and postcolonial periods sought to synthesize Eastern and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 175–177.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Science in the Late Ottoman Empire . In Middle Eastern Studies , 44 ( 6 ), 909 – 924 . ...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 151–153.
Published: 01 March 2014
... Western sciences with the contention that they have been deeply informed by Eastern traditions—has the time come to think in terms of an “Oriental West”? The essays show the constructed nature of the heroic narratives chronicling the Enlightenment and the scientific revolution, noting the deliberate...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 207–209.
Published: 01 June 2016
... started to meet with one another more frequently to exchange information. As a consequence, Southeast Asia increasingly became a region of knowledge and medical intervention. In particular, approaches to rural health, the main topic of the 1937 Inter-governmental Conference of Far-Eastern countries on...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 621–623.
Published: 01 December 2017
... the root's characteristics and functions. Citing texts by Western missionaries and physicians, Chiang argues that the Qing-era works ushered in a consumer-oriented direction for ginseng production and consumption. In chapter 3, “Frontier: The Problem of Ginseng along China's Eastern Borders during the...