1-20 of 129 Search Results for

pure

Follow your search
Access your saved searches in your account

Would you like to receive an alert when new items match your search?
×Close Modal
Sort by
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 183–203.
Published: 01 December 2007
... review the establishment of Japan's overseas meteorological network and the corresponding institutionalization of meteorology in that period. We will then consider Ogasawara's academic works at Taihoku Imperial University, and analyse how a pure scientist shifted to colonial management and justified...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 529–542.
Published: 01 December 2011
...-supported research institutes, including the Korea Institute of Science and Technology. The state intervened persistently to influence the direction of science and technology. Under these circumstances, despite the rapid advances that applied science made under Park's administration, pure science and basic...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 385–390.
Published: 01 September 2017
... only one category. Here names, if not nouns as such, were an essential tool and served, to some extent, to essentialize and stabilize. Yet naturalists also paid attention to environment and temporality, to nature in its pure state, where purity is understood in a very different way, namely, as...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 323–326.
Published: 01 September 2015
... and the utilitarian ambitions of the Guomindang state during the Nanjing Decade (1928–37). Here, Shen's subtle treatment of the familiar binary “pure vs. applied” offers much food for thought not only for the Republican era but also as historical background for the socialist period, when these...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2008) 2 (1): 135–137.
Published: 01 March 2008
...” infrastructures in the devastated areas were visualized against the background of less damaged Japanese castles and mountains, it became harder for the proponents of masonry to keep their previous claims for its pure form. On the other hand, the traditional way of construction, while its practices and history...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2019) 13 (2): 355–357.
Published: 01 June 2019
... their stories. We only had to ask, and to listen. Coproducing Healing Fukushima strongly reminded me of how disasters can never be understood in purely rational terms. The film addresses this issue by incorporating dimensions of feeling that lie outside the purview of written analysis, and...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2017) 11 (4): 609–612.
Published: 01 December 2017
.... Tanaka pinpoints the moment when Pasteur moved to the study of fermentation, a decisive turning point in his long career. In that research, he arrived at the conclusion that fermentation was not a purely chemical phenomenon (a theory then dominant among leading scholars) and explained that it was instead...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 263–265.
Published: 01 December 2007
... acid deposition could cause widespread forest degradation that Japan's “ecological” conception of the problem began to take hold. Yet while Wilkening intends his notions of “problem frameworks” and “bridging objects” to encompass more than purely scientific features of the acid deposition problem...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2012) 6 (1): 1–8.
Published: 01 March 2012
... “pure” science helped Lee and his colleagues “claim for themselves a position of absolute political neutrality,” since “an ethic of pure science … denied the presence of its own agency while acting on behalf of the state” both materially (through research) and ideologically (disinterested, serious...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 159–167.
Published: 01 March 2019
... Japanese physics from the late nineteenth century through to the wartime and postwar Nobel-prize-winning work of Yukawa Hideki and Tomonaga Shin’ichirō (often romanized as Sin-Itiro). The first generation of Japanese physics researchers like Nagaoka Hantarō secured a place for “pure” physics work as a...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2009) 3 (1): 157–160.
Published: 01 March 2009
... therefore a “pure” peer-to-peer system. Therefore, the network is robust and resilient, making it difficult to terminate. The data communication encoding uses a forwarding function in each computer's cache, in addition to an anonymous bulletin board function, and the design of the system allows each...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 491–494.
Published: 01 August 2014
..., however personal, is ultimately social in nature, but how does she conceptualize personal biology in diagnosed depression? For example, what about melancholic depression, which many psychiatrists believe to be a purely biological condition? In addition, Kitanaka vividly portrays Japanese psychiatrists...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 333–336.
Published: 01 September 2016
... Predicting the future of an unborn child—its sex, its health, its defects—is hardly a purely technical intervention. Matter-of-fact technologies of predictive genetic testing (PGT) may narrow down the individual or culturally specific speculation about the future. Yet they cannot completely extinguish the...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 June 2017
... Meiji government adopted German medical science. The answer the author gives is that the Japanese adoption of German medicine was not a purely practical choice but a historically contingent event that reflected both the German “push” factor, such as imperial ambition in East Asia, and the Japanese “pull...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2018) 12 (3): 327–329.
Published: 01 September 2018
... hope of achieving a better world ( Kunze 2017 ). Mao’s insistence on scientific practice (instead of pure theory) further strengthened that optimism to such an extent that dystopian novels were unthinkable (likewise, SF stories that were too fantastic were often criticized as pseudoscientific, i.e...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2013) 7 (2): 325–327.
Published: 01 June 2013
... and engineers, some of whom enjoyed significant social prestige. They were able to improve their standing in society without attending elite universities. Only men became telegraphers, while only women became telephone operators; the former job commanded respect, while the latter was viewed as purely...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 73–78.
Published: 01 March 2011
...? Many evils in the world are connected to technology and pure science, and lots of scientists and experts with high IQs fail to follow their consciences. One might say that many evils cleared the various protocols imposed by science and technology long ago. Which is more dangerous, authentic science or...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 101–112.
Published: 01 March 2019
... of politics and philosophy in the lives of human beings and denied the value of just living. Kanamori regarded this Greek attitude as an interesting anti-naturalism, denying the value of the purely biological characteristics of eating, rest, and reproduction. This Greek attitude has some closeness...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 543–546.
Published: 01 December 2009
... of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). “Pure” research is not strongly encouraged, and scientific work is subordinate to political imperatives. Obviously, science is not always politically innocent in the democratic West either, but the degree of political control and instrumentalization of all forms...
Journal Article
East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2011) 5 (1): 5–10.
Published: 01 March 2011
... alternative approach to science studies—he called it cultural studies of science. Unlike social constructivists, adherents of the cultural approach denied that science was essentially “scientific”; rejected a purely explanatory stance toward scientific knowledge; insisted on the local, material, and...