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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... epistemology of science and knowledge science dissemination propaganda The introduction of historical materialism to China in the twentieth century fundamentally changed the understanding and function of science and technology in Chinese society. Supported by the Marxist telos of history, development...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
... twentieth and early twenty-first centuries: history of science, intellectual history of scientific ideas, French epistemology of science, bioethics, and STS. Readers of his works might have formed an impression of Kanamori as a scholar of rational discipline, a positivist who examined data, and a logical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 11–26.
Published: 01 March 2011
... science studies, but their mutual relevance was not widely recognized. In earlier work, I called attention to important developments in anthropology, history, and feminist scholarship as “cultural studies of science” that rejected epistemological assumptions widely shared among both philosophers and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... epistemology, Jasanoff emphasises the need to move away from a prior assumptions about what “publics” should know or understand of science. Instead, she argues for attention to be focussed on the ways in which knowledge comes to be perceived as reliable in political settings and how scientific claims are...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 417–437.
Published: 01 August 2014
... © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 Chinese minorities folk and ethnic medicines systematizing medical knowledge Zhuang nationality culture and medicine state knowledge production “Minority Nationality Medicine” ( shaoshu minzu yiyao 少数民族医药) is a growing arena for development in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
... urgent. We have shown that in South Korea a special kind of knowledge has been created through the interactions between the consumers of English and the producers of products and services for English study. Scholars working on the relationships among science, technology, and society and on the public...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 257–277.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Wen-Tsong Chiou Abstract While enlisting the labor of nonscientists on a large scale for scientific knowledge making is now commonly praised as citizen science , citizens in those scientific undertakings usually do not contribute what Harry Collins and his colleagues in the Third Wave call...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2015) 9 (2): 187–211.
Published: 01 February 2015
... passive role, the interdisciplinary collaboration between two seemingly distant disciplines—robotics and theater, in this case—has the potential to foster knowledge production in which the public can assume an active role. 31 12 2013 17 12 2014 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... important genres of material that scholars depend on to build their knowledge of science and technology in premodern China. Jianmin Li and Karine Chemla focus on the epistemological construction of ancient science through canonical texts, while Daiwie Fu, Chuan-Hui Mau, and Wann-Sheng Horng explore how...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 463–466.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Chen-Pang Yeang Chemla Karine and Keller Evelyn Fox , eds., Cultures without Culturalism: The Making of Scientific Knowledge Durham, NC: Duke University Press , 2017 . 424 pp . $104.95 hardcover, $29.95 paperback . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017...
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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...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 359–374.
Published: 01 September 2011
... understand themselves?” (percent agreement = 96%, number of respondents = 46) Fig. 1 . Answers to the question “Do life sciences of human behavior and/or mind help ordinary people understand themselves?” (percent agreement = 96%, number of respondents = 46) (Yes.) Difficult question. The knowledge can...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
... existing and real Tibetan cultural hegemony in exile. Thus, while common rhetoric assumes a triumph of modern science and a gradual loss of traditional knowledge, the case of Tibetan medicine shows that we need to take the latter seriously as an important apparatus of power even today. 10 8 2015...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 141–160.
Published: 01 June 2016
... modern psychiatric and psychological knowledge, and Republican China's striving for modernity amid social turmoil, the article contributes to our understanding of medical culture in modern China. 25 8 2014 18 3 2015 © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 history of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
... history of science have paid increasing attention to field practices in science and no longer confine themselves to examining the traditional scientific establishment, experiments, and laboratories. In so doing, they take a broader view than before of the process of knowledge production, circulation, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 181–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... suggests that it would be futile to insist on an institutional or epistemological unity of citizen science or to argue that citizen science is epistemologically distinct from other forms of science. Such modes of knowledge production as crowdsourcing and open-access collaboration certainly pose interesting...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 521–540.
Published: 01 December 2010
... study. Key dynamics, lessons, methods and mechanisms critical to the success of this intervention are appraised. This paper offers theoretical reflection on boundary work between science, policy and community and focuses on the challenges in including local knowledge to produce ‘useable knowledge’ in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 359–362.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Western science without upsetting the indigenous theory of knowledge. In the wake of improvements to printing technology and commercial networks in the late Ming, encyclopedias of natural studies not only functioned as repositories and practical manuals of popular science but also maintained the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 175–183.
Published: 01 June 2013
...Gergely Mohácsi; Atsuro Morita This special issue aims to investigate some novel uses of the comparative method at the intersections of STS and anthropology through ethnographic accounts of technoscience in various Asian contexts. In today's globalizing world, knowledge is under constant...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... information is used to evaluate patent applications for polyherbal drug formulation protection, thus creating a new jurisprudence about the boundaries between the protection and the appropriation of traditional medical knowledge. 14 7 2013 31 3 2014 © Ministry of Science and Technology...