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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2009) 3 (4): 421–451.
Published: 01 December 2009
... handful of men whose writings have survived. 21 4 2009 22 9 2009 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2009 2009 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved. China Biographies Chinese medicine History of...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 485–506.
Published: 01 December 2008
.... Whilst the essay itself does not seek to resolve these tensions, it demonstrates that the globalisation of Chinese medicine provides it not merely with opportunities but also with important new problems whose resolution may determine its ongoing development—and indeed survival—as a living tradition...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2008) 2 (4): 507–524.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Iven Francis Tao As Chinese medicine is going global, it is simultaneously adapting swiftly to local patterns of perception and interpretation, thereby being shaped into hitherto unknown forms. The globalization of Chinese medicine produces multiple localized visions of a healing system whose...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2010) 4 (4): 483–501.
Published: 01 December 2010
...Tomiko Yamaguchi How does the public articulate its visions, expectations and concerns regarding a technology whose applications and ramifications are only just beginning to be worked out? Nanotechnology is an emerging technology on the brink of offering transformative applications to the food...
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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 December 2010) 4 (4): 585–599.
Published: 01 December 2010
... political and/or technical control by enhancing the participatory process and facilitating further attention to the contextual dimensions of planned outcomes. These are then couched in terms of a collectively agreed set of objectives whose integrative character is more conducive to effective outcomes than...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2010) 4 (2): 255–273.
Published: 01 June 2010
... literatus, whose livelihood and social status depended on his production of knowledge in written form. 7 10 2009 31 5 2010 © National Science Council, Taiwan 2010 2010 This content is made freely available by the publisher. It may not be redistributed or altered. All rights reserved...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 425–451.
Published: 01 September 2013
... social, economic, and political processes. The focus is on two practitioners who share a great deal, including medical lineage, training, and ritual connection, but whose pharmacy practices diverge in several crucial ways. The article compares the institutional contexts within which they make medicine...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2013) 7 (3): 505–511.
Published: 01 September 2013
...Elisabeth Hsu Anthropological and historical studies on Sowa Rigpa (“the science of healing”) have multiplied in the last ten years. Unlike other revived Asian medical traditions whose names reflect the nationalistic fervor of the early and mid-twentieth century, the revival of the Tibetan medical...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 December 2015) 9 (4): 434.
Published: 01 December 2015
... © 2015 Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan 2015 In the credit for the cover design of issue 9:3, the name of the photographer who provided the beautiful image on the front cover was omitted. EASTS apologizes for the error. The photographer is Tong Lam, whose work can be seen at...
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Published: 01 June 2011
Fig. 2   Silk bolt with woven inscription, Qing dynasty: cloud brocade from Nanjing with inwoven gold and silver threads ( jinzhi 金織). Inscription on the financing unit: “Lianghuai, whose transport supervisor ( yunshi ) was also responsible for the transport of the bolts to the capital (兩淮鹽運使司鹽運 More
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 133–134.
Published: 01 June 2017
... scientific and profitable. Engaging with the same kind of entanglement between medicine and politics, Daniel Asen traces the discourses on the twelfth-century judicial official Song Ci, whose Xiyanjilu ( Collected Writings on the Washing Away of Wrongs ) is often praised as the world's first systematic...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2019) 13 (1): 7.
Published: 01 March 2019
... constantly impressed me. Through a wide variety of books covering almost every branch of science, technology, and society, the review section enabled me to approach other members of an academic community whose boundaries I had not fully appreciated. In a sense, book reviews examine published materials in...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 February 2014) 9 (2): 213–216.
Published: 01 February 2014
... than focusing on the Guomindang's ineptitude as an explanation for the failure of the Guomindang state, Lee recasts the party in terms of its “progressive stance and their audacious embrace of Western science and technology, whose fundamental rationales were quantification and simplification” (220...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2015) 9 (2): 217–219.
Published: 01 January 2015
... researchers multiple points of insight into food's significance to ancient Chinese philosophy, sacrifice, and sagehood. To explore these topics, Sterckx examines both “sacrificial food” and “sacrificial religion,” whose close correlation encouraged Chinese people to build up their sensory experiences as a...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 January 2014) 9 (2): 221–224.
Published: 01 January 2014
... theories and experiments, locally modify their internal structures, and then develop their own, new versions. Third, models sit between theories and experiments, whose internal structures must be analyzed through models. Fourth, by structural similarity, we can make cognitive judgments of the binary...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2015) 9 (3): 323–326.
Published: 01 September 2015
... themes through the experiences of specific people, a number of whose professional lives are rendered beautifully in her narrative. The geologists Weng Wenhao and Li Siguang stand out, but readers are also treated to many compelling vignettes in the lives of Zhou Shuren (a.k.a. Lu Xun), Ding Wenjiang, and...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 March 2016) 10 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 March 2016
... rebuilt to be “better, stronger, and faster” with the help of the latest technology, after a near-fatal accident. With technological modifications, a man barely alive turned into a bionic man, a cyborg whose physical and cognitive capacities outperformed ordinary human beings. Can we call Steve a human...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 June 2017) 11 (2): 293–295.
Published: 01 June 2017
... figures and their credibility. Hopwood briefly mentions Gregor Mendel, the father of genetics, and the physicist Robert Millikan, both of whose “too perfect” yet influential experiments were long debated by scientists and historians (on Mendel's case, Gregory Radick presented a wonderful plenary talk to...
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East Asian Science, Technology and Society (1 September 2016) 10 (3): 325–327.
Published: 01 September 2016
... vigorously engaged in public debate, writing about or participating in medicine-related affairs, such as the iconic feminist and martyr of the 1911 Revolution, Qiu Jin, who argued for nursing as a profession for the “new woman,” and self-educated “Western” medicine evangelist Ding Fubao, whose translation of...