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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 629–633.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Yu-Lin Chen Schmalzer Sigrid , The People's Peking Man: Popular Science and Human Identity in Twentieth-Century China . Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2008 . 336 pp. ISBN: 9780226738604 . Zhang jian 張劍 , kexueshetuan zai jindai Zhongguo de mingyun: yi...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 235–256.
Published: 01 September 2018
... use nuclear weapons. By focusing on the most characteristic media in science dissemination of the 1950s such as the Newsletter of Science Dissemination ( Kexue puji tongxun ), as well as popular science journals such Science Pictorial ( Kexue huabao ) and Knowledge Is Power ( Zhishi jiushi liliang...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 285–292.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Republican periods, and the Maoist era and its present-day legacy. They examine a wide range of fields, including hard sciences, agricultural technologies, medicine, and space science, to name a few. They also expand the discussion on knowledge production from mere elite practices to the popular level. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 185–207.
Published: 01 June 2017
... historians and forensic professionals and viewed as a founding figure of the modern forensic sciences in China and, in the boldest claims, across the globe. Song has also become the subject of historical novels, television shows, and other popular media. This article examines the ways in which the historical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2012) 6 (3): 303–319.
Published: 01 September 2012
... transformed the results of such research into a more popular discourse about the English brain. Interactions among neuroscientific research, commercial strategies, and the media made the English brain a reality. 13 4 2011 02 12 2011 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2012 2012...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 5–27.
Published: 01 March 2016
... population became a normative one. He stated that the difference among races was confirmed by “solid scientific evidence.” The discourse on doping-friendly race in the media was not a passing fad; it has been repeated again and again. Five years later, a popular science book on genetics and sports...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 527–532.
Published: 01 November 2012
... prefer fanshi and fanxing nowadays. Logical positivism and Karl Popper were very popular on the mainland during the 1980s. Popper's ideas on science impressed Chinese readers during the ten-year Cultural Revolution and helped them break out of the stubborn system of earlier years. The...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 425–428.
Published: 01 December 2015
... conceptual arguments and critical discussions of nanotechnology did not come to the fore in Japan go beyond the small number of popular science magazines—the reason Gotō gives—to include the reluctance of scientists to criticize each other publicly (even in academic journals!) or develop discussions on the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 309–326.
Published: 01 September 2018
... aired by any South Korean TV broadcasting company. 3 Similarly, science fiction novels and short stories have neither been popular among the public nor seriously considered by the South Korean literary community. Surprisingly, North Korea has offered more fertile ground for science fiction. Ever...
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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 2019) 13 (2): 181–193.
Published: 01 June 2019
...Fa-ti Fan; Shun-Ling Chen Copyright © 2019 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2019 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. The term citizen science has become very popular among scholars as well as...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2014) 9 (1): 1–21.
Published: 01 November 2014
... by the Japanese authorities also have been the ones in which the participants have found it most difficult to play along, leaving behind their received views of the proper relationship between citizens and authorities. Owing to the fact that they embody popular ideas about participatory science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 213–231.
Published: 01 December 2007
..., the widespread popularity of natural history in European societies and, second, the interrelations among natural history, imperial expansion, and maritime trade. 8 In eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Europe, natural history was a science and a cultural fashion popular among the public. This...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 541–548.
Published: 01 November 2012
... books were expensive, affordable only for professors, teachers, and medical, science, and engineering students. And books of Western philosophy and philosophy of science were typically for poor philosophy students in the humanities. Books in “pirate edition” 海盜版, however, were cheap and handy, popular...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 423–431.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Evelyn Fox Keller © 2017 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2017 In this article and the essays that follow, we would like to reconstruct Evelyn Fox Keller's 2008 tour of Taiwan and her intellectual impact on this island. Since the late 1980s a number of Taiwanese scholars...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 27–48.
Published: 01 March 2011
...Ruey-Lin Chen This article discusses the relation between the tradition of the philosophy of science and the tradition of science, technology, and society (STS) studies in Taiwan. The swiftly rising popularity of STS studies has issued a challenge to philosophy of science, whose practitioners have...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 53–75.
Published: 01 March 2010
... with one another in the future? This paper reveals how private cord blood has successfully framed the practice of cord blood banking as a form of biological insurance, thereby downplayed the uncertainties inherent in the development of science, reinforced the private nature of the cord blood stored...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 459–462.
Published: 01 September 2017
...: popularization of science . As James Secord puts it in his widely cited “Knowledge in Transit” (2004) , historians of science have long ignored the fact that science is in every way a communicative activity. That is to say, in order to better figure out what makes science a universal and authoritative form of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 November 2012) 6 (4): 555–559.
Published: 01 November 2012
...] 1980 ; Porus [1977] 1981a , [1977] 1981b ; Kedrov [1980] 1984 ), and they were coupled with a good number of Chinese authors' book reviews of Kuhn's work ( Shen 1981 ; X. Li 1984 ; Yang 1984 ; G. Li 1984 ). The popularity of such studies culminated in a symposium on Kuhn's philosophy of science...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 597–600.
Published: 01 December 2011
... © National Science Council, Taiwan 2011 2011 Traditional historiography, which has always emphasized social phenomena and insisted on a stark dichotomy between the human and the natural, has paid little attention to the environment. However, as decades of ecological crises have drawn headlines and...