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Chinese science; explorations of an ancient tradition. Edited by Shigeru Nakayama and Nathan Sivin.

; Nakayama, Shigeru, 1928-2014, editor ; Sivin, Nathan, editor
Cambridge, MIT Press [1973] .
ISBN 026214011X, 9780262140119

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Other Authors Nakayama, Shigeru, 1928-2014,
Needham, Joseph, 1900-1995.
Sivin, Nathan,
Subjects China.
Natuurwetenschappen.
Science -- China -- History.
Science.
Series M.I.T. East Asian science series ; v. 2.
Description xxxvi, 334 pages illustrations 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1973]
©1973
Notes "Compiled in honor of the seventieth birthday of Joseph Needham, F.R.S., F.B.A."
Compiled in honor of the seventieth birthday of Joseph Needham, F.R.S., F.B.A.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The historian of science as ecumenical man: a meditation in the Shingon temple of Kongōsammai-in on Kōyasan, by J. Needham.--Joseph Needham and the science of China, by D.J. de Solla Price.--Joseph Needham, organic philosopher, by S. Nakayama.--China, Europe, and the origins of modern science: Needham's the grand titration, by A.C. Graham.--The Chinese concept of nature, by M. Yosida.--Chinese astronomy: development and limiting factors, by K. Yabuuti.--A systematic approach to the Mohist optics (circa 300 B.C.), by A.C. Graham and N. Sivin.--Elixir plants: the Chʼun-yang Lü Chen-jen yao shih chih (Pharmaceutical manual of the adept Lü Chʼun-yang), by Ho Peng Yoke, B. Lim, and F. Morsingh.--Man as a medicine: pharmacological and ritual aspects of traditional therapy using drugs derived from the human body, by W.C. Cooper and N. Sivin.--A neglected source for the early history of anesthesia in China and Japan, by S. Miyasita.--An introductory bibliography of traditional Chinese science: books and articles in Western languages, by N. Sivin (pages [279]-314).
Genre History.
Geographic Area China
Network Numbers (OCoLC)354284
(OCoLC)ocm00354284
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