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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
... al. 1997 ; Kim et al. 1997 ). In a much-cited paper published in Nature in 1997, Karl Hyoseung Kim and colleagues used fMRI to determine which brain regions are activated by different languages. As with all such experiments, it was crucial to design effective fMRI experiments, specifying a region...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 353–357.
Published: 01 September 2018
...Regina Huebner Federico Marcon , The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2015 . xi + 414 pp. $45 hardcover, $35 paperback. Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 This study deals with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... ideological standard for natural in Cambodia, a country with strong historical and contemporary sympathies for ecological agriculture. I find that organic/natural is an important platform for promoting popular control over standardization and, more generally, over commoditization of food. 13 7 2010 24 6...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2011) 5 (3): 409–415.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Sungook Hong S. Hong Department of Biological Science, College of Natural Science, Seoul National University, Sillim Dong, Gwanag Gu, Seoul, 151-742, South Korea e-mail: comenius@snu.ac.kr 30 05 2011 30 05 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 On 27 December 2009, a South Korean...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 449–453.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Yuuki Tomozawa Stolz Robert , Bad Water: Nature, Pollution, and Politics in Japan, 1870–1950 Durham, NC: Duke University Press , 2014 . 288 pp . $89.95 hardcover, $24.95 paperback . © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 Robert Stolz's Bad Water: Nature, Pollution, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 225–227.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Lisa Onaga Miller Ian Jared , The Nature of the Beasts: Empire and Exhibition at the Tokyo Imperial Zoo Berkeley : University of California Press , 2013 . 349 pp . $58.50 . © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 Going to the zoo has become such an ordinary ritual that we might...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 327–330.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Michitake Aso Zink Eren , Hot Science, High Water: Assembling Nature, Society and Environmental Policy in Contemporary Vietnam Copenhagen, Denmark : NIAS Press , 2013 . 304 pp . $80 hardcover, $30 paperback © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 Eren Zink's Hot Science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 315–319.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Florence Bretelle-Establet Vogel Hans Ulrich and Dux Günter , eds., Concepts of Nature: A Chinese-European Cross-Cultural Perspective Leiden : Brill , 2010 . 566 pp . €187.00 . © 2016 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2016 This book resulted from a conference held in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 April 2014) 8 (3): 375–378.
Published: 01 April 2014
... crucial in designing aircraft, and it is no wonder that the science of aerodynamics was developed as part of the effort to construct a high-performance airplane. It is also natural that modern states, recognizing airplanes' military significance, have taken a great interest in aerodynamics. But how does...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 259–265.
Published: 01 June 2012
..., between science and technology, technology has played a more crucial role in economic development. It seems obvious to most people that technology, along with engineering, was, and is, more deeply integrated into the country's industry and economy, while (natural) science is similar to the humanities and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2018) 12 (2): 185–196.
Published: 01 June 2018
... evolving state of science and technology (S&T) and its history and cultural tradition. Marxism, especially natural dialectics, had a profound impact on China’s STS knowledge system, research team, and disciplinary building. Since 1978, with the opening up of China, Western theories about the sociology...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 303–326.
Published: 01 June 2010
... particular dimensions and only represented objects for plane geometry. Their areas, and not their points, were marked, and they were marked by characters or colors. Areas were cut into pieces and rearranged. Such is the contribution mathematical texts can offer for capturing the nature of tu for these early...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2013) 7 (4): 533–555.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., patrons, and librarians negotiating over how to finance and package the distribution of research findings. The constructed nature of the scholarly communication process calls into question the dominant theme in the literature that all disciplines across all cultures will eventually converge on a common...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 401–420.
Published: 01 December 2009
... status has it attached to the role of venture capital in innovation and what are the implications of these actions for the role of the state? In addressing these questions, the paper begins by examining the global context of the venture capital and innovation relationship, the varied nature of VC...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2011) 5 (2): 239–265.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Dagmar Schäfer Inscriptions have mainly been discussed as an important source to aid the analysis of the nature and extent of state control over production and manufacture in Chinese history. This essay takes a different approach and discusses the conceptual development of inscriptions with a view...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2012) 6 (2): 147–166.
Published: 01 June 2012
.... Furthermore, this essay explores the ways such scholars perceived the structure and nature of knowledge—scientific and otherwise—as linked to the cultural and scientific identity of the Confucians. 27 5 2009 14 4 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012 Qian Daxin Confucianism identity...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 135–159.
Published: 01 June 2017
... knowledge in exile entails a process of a fundamental reinvention of its nature, not only rendering it modern but also (re)investing it with considerable hegemonic power. As Tibetan medicine in exile has come to stand for the nation as envisioned by the Tibetan government-in-exile, its preservation is...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2014) 8 (1): 9–24.
Published: 01 March 2014
... that it is in the nature of clinical work everywhere ultimately to prefer a qualitative semiotics that exceeds standardized classification and quantification. 21 3 2012 22 11 2012 © Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2014 pulse reading traditional Chinese medicine qualitative...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 65–82.
Published: 01 March 2012
... connected their research with cultural nationalism. Depending on their respective career patterns, they had different ideas about research objects, methods, and the very nature of science. A central figure in this essay is the Korean taxonomist Seok Ju-myeong 石宙明 (1908–50), who found in nationalism a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 73–91.
Published: 01 March 2016
... enhancement in elite sports competition, and the recent controversy about using digital technology for memory enhancement. The framework used for this comparison is the concept of regime, consisting of the following layers of criteria: (1) the nature of each specific domain where enhancement is defined and...