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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): 461–464.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and meditation practices from fields as diverse as medical anthropology, science and technology studies, traditional Chinese medicine studies, and religious studies. The case studies discuss processes of how Chinese medicine and meditation practices are being reconfigured in the process of their...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 97–100.
Published: 01 March 2016
... regard to Tibetan meditation. Chaoul, working in clinical research settings in the United States on the benefits of Tibetan meditation for patients with cancer, shows the complexities of translating concepts of meditation in ways that work for clinical trials. And these complexities go precisely to the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 465–484.
Published: 01 December 2008
... introductory article, the history of Chinese medicine and meditation practices in the PRC is briefly outlined, followed by few comments on the history of their introduction into other regions. This should provide a background for understanding the current processes of globalising Chinese medicine and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 545–566.
Published: 01 December 2008
...; most notably, Daoist longevity and immortality techniques, Buddhist meditations, life-cultivation arts ( yangsheng ), medicine, and forms of the martial arts (e.g., taijiquan ) (Despeux 1989 , 2005 ; Engelhardt 2000 ; Frank 2006 ; Harper 1998 ; Kohn 1989 , 2000 , 2006 , 2007 ; Lo 2001...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Globalisation of Chinese Medicine and Meditation Practices” (vol. 2, no. 4), “What Are East Asian STS Theories” (vol. 6, no. 4), “Beyond Tradition: Asian Medicines and STS” (vol. 8, no. 1), and “Knowledge/Value: Information, Archives, Databases” (vol. 8, no. 4)—and develop their inquiries around situated...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 March 2011
... Embryonic Stem-Cell Research (vol. 2, no. 1) Constructing Intimacy: Technology, Family, and Gender in East Asia (vol. 2, no. 2) Gender and Reproductive Technologies in East Asia (vol. 2, no. 3) The Globalization of Chinese Medicine and Meditation Practices (vol. 2, no. 4) Emergent Studies of Science and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 323–330.
Published: 01 June 2019
... with and direction of scientific research. As Hannibal writes, “In my intention to help nature keep on keeping on, I consider myself a co-creator” (37). Citizen Scientist proceeds with eleven chapters, each of which meditate on specific citizen scientists, groups, or projects. In the spirit of this...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 315–319.
Published: 01 September 2016
... concerned with deepening their knowledge, meditating on the beauty of the world, understanding the mystery of nature, and keeping traditions and myths alive. For them, first and foremost, there was nothing new in the natural world—everything had already been seen by the ancients, and everything conformed to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 353–379.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., and then after this he would give teachings on it. He would teach for half the day, and for the rest of the time he would meditate in the cave. He said that Khyungtrul was a very dedicated religious practitioner; as illustration of this, he added that Khyungtrul slept every night sitting crossed...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 June 2016
... Christianity and Buddhism, for example, Freudian ideas have been appropriated as part of a system of checks and balances that seeks to keep communal worship and private prayer or meditation as free as realistically possible of narcissism, interpersonal strife, counterphobic strategies, and various forms of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2008) 2 (2): 289–293.
Published: 01 June 2008
... of the specialists working in that technical field? How did they function cognitively as graphics, alone or in conjunction with other media?” (p.73) The chapters of the book answer these questions. Part one of the book discusses tu as symbolic meditation. The first two chapters by Olivier...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 225–230.
Published: 01 June 2018
... turn, focuses on Singapore, with an attached chapter on BGI in Shenzhen, 1 albeit through the narrow lens of her ethnicity concerns. She provides a meditation on popular affect about biotechnology issues and continues her speculations on exceptionalism and flexibility, both important notions, in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 57–79.
Published: 01 March 2018
... (STS)? As two previous special issues of East Asian Science, Technology and Society (“The Globalisation of Chinese Medicine and Meditation Practices,” EASTS 2, no. 4; “Beyond Tradition: Asian Medicines and STS,” EASTS 8, no. 1) suggest, CM is a stimulating issue for STS thinking and conceptual...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 27–45.
Published: 01 March 2008
... sense of concentration; they could sit for 10 h in one spot and carefully manipulate the eggs. It was almost like a meditation.” And Hwang added “I also think, quite seriously, that our Korean finger techniques helped. Koreans eat with metal chopsticks, which are very slippery. We are trained from an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 87–102.
Published: 01 March 2011
... meditation is about exchange systems. There are at least three registers of reference in the harmonics of the subtitle. First there is the stress on Fore categories of apprehension, a matter of cultural analysis or cultural anthropology. Alpers highlights this register both in his account of Fore...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 465–485.
Published: 01 November 2012
... around the globe (5) Vol. 2, No. 4 (2008), Special Issue on the Globalization of Chinese Medicine and Meditation Practices: All articles in the special issue discuss Chinese medicine (East Asian medicine) in some Western countries such as Germany, Britain, and Norway. Hsu, E. Scheid, V. Tao, I...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2018) 12 (4): 359–376.
Published: 01 December 2018
... technology, we have extended our central nervous system itself in a global embrace” (3). These extensions are both reducible to information systems and subject to servitude under these same systems: “Electromagnetic technology requires utter human docility and quiescence of meditation such as befits an...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 381–395.
Published: 01 September 2013
... (2013). List of Registered Doctors ( http://www.tibmedcouncil.org , accessed 30 July 2013) . Cohen Lawrence ( 1995 ). The Epistemological Carnival: Meditations on Disciplinary Intentionality and Ayurveda . In Knowledge and the Scholarly Medical Traditions , edited by Bates Donald...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 467–486.
Published: 01 September 2013
.... Every morning he would begin the day with about two hours of prayer and meditation. If he thought that the condition of a patient could benefit from some form of ritual or religious practice, he would advise the patient to do this. For people who were close to him, he sometimes did the ritual himself...