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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 531–537.
Published: 01 December 2009
... Edward Sylvester Morse, an American zoologist, who introduced Darwinism into Japan. He came to Japan in 1877 and became the first professor of zoology at the University of Tokyo. Before leaving Japan in 1879, he gave several public lectures on Darwinism, which had a strong impact on Meiji Japan. 3...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 325–327.
Published: 01 June 2013
... operators because he had remarkable Morse telegraphing skills. Furthermore, my research revealed that the Ministry of Communications trained young people without charging a fee and even paid for it. This case study shows that, under pressure to catch up to Western countries, the government trained operators...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 167–181.
Published: 01 December 2007
... only person who encountered the problem of insect pests in Japan. Edward Morse (1838–1925), the founding professor of the Department of Zoology at the University of Tokyo complained that “[f]leas are the one fearful nuisance of the country” ( Morse 1917 ). Charles Marlatt (1863–1954), an American...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... transmissions in China would be less efficient and more expensive than in linguistic environments more suited to Morse code. Over the following decades, Chinese telegraph code would be reformed by numerous people experimenting with ways of mediating the Chinese language, in much the same way that contemporary...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 321–334.
Published: 01 September 2012
... fields of neuroethics, neurophilosophy, and neurolaw were invited to Taiwan to stimulate interest in neuroethics. Included were Neil Levy, Patricia Churchland, Owen Flanagan, Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, and Stephen Morse. More than one hundred local scholars attended each of the forums at which these...