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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 137–144.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology of Japan. This work is also supported by Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B) #21300321. We thank to Taichi Isobe, Junichi Ushiba, Masayuki Hirata for helpful comments and discussion. References Berger T. W. . ( 2008 ). Brain computer...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2007) 1 (2): 183–203.
Published: 01 December 2007
...Masumi Zaiki; Togo Tsukahara This paper outlines some characteristics of the academic activity in the Japanese colonial setting, with special reference to meteorology on the southern colonial frontier of Japan's Empire, through the works of Ogasawara Kazuo at Taihoku Imperial University. We first...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 545–566.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Gry Sagli This article discusses the reception of Chinese qigong in a Western context by focusing on the learning and experiencing of qigong in Norway. Drawing on ethnographic material from fieldwork among participants of a style of qigong referred to as Biyun medical qigong , I in particular...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2010) 4 (1): 7–29.
Published: 01 March 2010
... cell science and technology. We follow Annelise Riles in explicating a recursive form from which both the “public” and stem cell science and technology draw reference in their co-production. In this regard, we borrow Sheila Jasanoff's terminology of “civic epistemology” in explicating this form, with...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 77–99.
Published: 01 March 2019
...Kaori Sasaki Abstract By extending the late Osamu Kanamori’s notion of science fiction (sci-fi) as it “re-articulate[s] various issues that bioethical studies had formally discussed,” this paper provides a cultural analysis of Japanese sci-fi stories from the 1990s with reference to the exchange of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 461–478.
Published: 01 August 2014
... discussion we report some of the history of archiving and database construction with special reference to Tibetan and Uighur medical history. And we conclude by discussing some of the practical, conceptual, and technical challenges that face any such project to systematize traditional bodies of knowledge...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2016) 10 (2): 161–182.
Published: 01 June 2016
..., leaders, and laypeople of the world's religions and the professionalizing and expanding “psy disciplines”—principally psychiatry, psychology, and psychotherapy. The four parts outlined here—circumstances and orientations, the human person, language, and complementarities and antagonisms—reference the...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 303–326.
Published: 01 June 2010
... periods. In contrast to this, thirteenth century tu 圖 to which mathematical texts refer were included in the texts themselves and hence articulated with the discourse on the surface of the page. Moreover, the extension of what could be represented in a tu 圖 increased tremendously. However, as I show in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2011) 5 (4): 441–459.
Published: 01 December 2011
... quality and desirability. Technical standards, which originate from ideological standards and discursive norms, crystallize certain combinations of quality characteristics in space and time. Although technical standards initially exist as points of reference within more comprehensive ideological standards...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2013) 7 (1): 125–143.
Published: 01 March 2013
... argue that “competitive adaptation” plays an important role. The concept refers to a mode of innovation that reworks bioethics in a way that avoids a loss of competitiveness. In contrast with neoliberal views that claim a correlation between the devolution of state responsibilities and an increase in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 August 2014) 8 (4): 391–415.
Published: 01 August 2014
... medicinal plants described in centuries-old reference texts used by Ayurvedic practitioners lies at the heart of this process. Reformulation means at the same time simplifying and standardizing polyherbal combinations in order to (1) adapt them to mass and mechanized industrial processing, (2) mobilize...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2018) 12 (1): 115.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Copyright © 2018 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2018 Corrections to Song Sang-yong, “HPS to STS: Looking Back over My Past Sixty Years.” East Asian Science, Technology and Society 11, no. 4 (2017): 589–601 . On page 598, in the fifth reference item, the title “Kwahak...
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Published: 01 June 2010
Fig. 4 The sequence of eight states of the surface for computing that succeed each other during the execution of an algorithm ( Great Classic , chapter 16344, p. 8b–9a). The author, a Southern Song commentator Yang Hui, refers to the sequence as tu 圖. The representation of states of the surface More
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Published: 01 June 2015
Fig. 3   The frontispiece to A Summary of Western Manufacturing Methods . The name of the translator is preceded by that of the supervisor, Mitsukuri-sensei. This likely refers to Mitsukuri Rinshō 箕作麟祥, a well-known Western scholar and grandson of the family's renowned Rangakusha patriarch More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 555.
Published: 01 December 2009
... redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. Erratum to: East Asia Science, Technology and Society: an International Journal (2009) 3: 163–171 doi:10.1007/s12280-009-9100-y The originally published text and reference list of the article in the double issue Volume 3, No.2 & No.3 unfortunately...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 281–284.
Published: 01 June 2017
... necessary that the common background characteristics of a group of actors in history be investigated through a collective study of their lives, a methodology he refers to as “double prosopography” (10). Third, he applies the methodology of postcolonial research, reaching the conclusion that the inadvertent...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2017) 11 (3): 391–395.
Published: 01 September 2017
... kinds of people we call individuals” (10). In her conclusion, therefore, Keller returns to her starting point, outlining a verb-based molecular biology. She suggests: Let us take genes to refer not to particular, more or less well marked sections of the DNA, but to the phenotypically crucial process of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 355–357.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Chinese literature, emerged after the crushing defeats that the Chinese endured for much of the modern age; it refers to the politically and physically sick constitution that made them unfit for life on the international stage. Cultural critics have exploited this discourse since the late nineteenth...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 601–617.
Published: 01 December 2010
..., Barnes is especially known for his ground-breaking study on collective action, self-referring knowledge, and systems of power. His enormous influence helps transform the discipline of STS and won him the J.D. Bernal Prize of the Society for Social Studies of Science (more details can be found in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 January 2015
... author explores food and cooking languages in association with values and morality. Referring to a butchered ox, Sterckx stresses that the emphasis on balance and symmetry in butchery skills symbolized individual self-cultivation and, perhaps more abstractly, the maintenance of national governing...