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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 41–64.
Published: 01 March 2012
... dependence on world mathematics, and a revival of ancient Chinese mathematics has not occurred. 28 3 2011 19 9 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Wu Wen-Tsun (Wu Wenjun) mechanization of mathematics nationalism historicism Ernest Gellner Ancient Chinese...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 153–156.
Published: 01 March 2009
... tradition of Hegelian Historicism, which boosted the pro-Communist and the anti-US atmosphere in the community. In this atmosphere, researches based on the Actualism approach, which, in Japan, has its roots in prewar geologists at Tokyo Imperial University (predecessor of the University of Tokyo), was...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 235–238.
Published: 01 June 2017
... important, they implicitly historicize a theory-practice or theory-case divide in our methodological assumptions. One outcome of a more serious engagement with other rationalities might be a revived vision of hybrid praxis for a hegemonic Western academy. Though we want more than just “theory from the South...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 495–497.
Published: 01 August 2014
... currently used in mainland China to refer to “depressive disorder.” As the authors state, in order to propose an instrument that will connect the economic, sociocultural, physical, and emotional with the deep structure of society, one must continuously contextualize, historicize, and relativize what...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Kiebok Yi All in all, Shin’s book did demonstrate fairly well how medical knowledge was reproduced, historicized, transmitted, reinterpreted, and consumed across times and borders. Effectively drawing on both existing scholarship and empirical evidence, Shin convincingly advanced his argument...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2012
... interest, however, lies not in “Orientalizing” Chinese science and its relationship to politics but in placing Wu in “a more universal story of the formation of cultural nationalism and its intimate connection with historicism.” It is refreshing to see Wu's mathematics explained through Ernst Gellner's...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... develop modern science, or of viewing premodern scientific and technological activities from the vantage point of modern science and technology, we should force ourselves to learn the language and logic of the past. Only through historicizing the past as a “different culture” will we be able to appreciate...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 487–491.
Published: 01 November 2012
...,” “global capitalism,” and the like. These terms, unless they are fully historicized and contextualized, bring us right back to the same tired positions and perspectives that we're trying to move beyond. Third, there is still the tension between “Asia as method” and the lived historical experience of many...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 527–532.
Published: 01 November 2012
..., and his incommensurability affected my faith in the objectivity and justice of science, being not so absolute as before. It seems to me that Kuhn's incommensurability theory is the philosophical version of Godel's incompleteness theorem” ( Wang 2004: 16 ). The rise of Kuhn's historicism and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 503–518.
Published: 01 December 2018
...) argues, “Historicization, especially of the present, lifts the veil of its necessity, shows unacknowledged possibilities, and suggests routes of escape.” Reluctance to historicize contemporary projects in science, technology, and medicine in the region can distort analytic tone, even to the point of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 57–66.
Published: 01 March 2011
... organized around three areas: work on specific theories, such as historicism, posthistoricism, realism, antirealism, and so on; reflections on the specific scientific domains, such as physics or mathematics; work on cognitive science, and the related linguistic philosophy, philosophy of mind and cognitive...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 347–354.
Published: 01 September 2012
... Historicism after the Cultural Revolution . East Asian Science, Technology and Society 6 : no. 1 41 – 64 . Kim Tae-Ho 2008 . How Could a Scientist Become a National Celebrity? Nationalism and Hwang Woosuk Scandal . East Asian Science, Technology and Society 2 : no. 1 27 – 45...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 185–196.
Published: 01 June 2018
... found that before 1980 there were fewer academic articles published with titles including terms such as “logical positivism,” “logical empiricism,” “falsificationism,” “historicism,” “sociology of science,” and “STS” or mentioning Western scholars such as Karl Popper, Thomas Kuhn, and Robert Merton. It...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 181–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
... underlying ideas. We believe that it is necessary to contextualize and historicize these movements and to unpack the built-in concepts of citizenship. The categories and boundaries at issue are not fixed and they overlap, but they are also pertinent and meaningful. Throughout this essay, we have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 453–464.
Published: 01 November 2012
... historical processes. DeLanda explains that taxonomic essentialism promotes reified and timeless generalities by turning the enduring properties of things into their defining features, or essences. By historicizing the formation of assemblages, DeLanda suggests that researchers are then able to recognize the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 519–540.
Published: 01 December 2018
... justice to an Asian-Pacific specificity that became a global knowledge imperative. The ethnographic work of all these texts is richly historicized. They invest much labor to undo the stereotypes of much ingrained orientalist and East versus West historiography, or attributions of all developments to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 275–301.
Published: 01 June 2010
... began to be criticized for their “Whiggist” view of history, and diverse new research trends advocating an internal approach to the history of medicine—including new historicism, historical sociology, socio-historicism, feminism, and the sociology of knowledge—began to emerge. Although they differed in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 11–26.
Published: 01 March 2011
... crazy or “deranged” accounts of scientific knowledge, accounts whose derangement resulted from their excessive epistemological holism and historicism. My assessment of the state of these disciplines offers a counterpoint to Zammito's diagnosis. I use Zammito's diagnosis as a foil for my account...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
..., they can, to a certain extent, fill the gap in direct sources and provide factual information on the people who did not leave direct testimonies or whose texts have been lost. Thirdly, biographies are major sites for analyzing the construction of identities and for historicizing notions such as being a...