skip to content
Changing perspectives in the history of science: essays in honour of Joseph Needham; Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Changing perspectives in the history of science: essays in honour of Joseph Needham;

Author: Joseph Needham; Mikuláš Teich; Robert M Young
Publisher: London, Heinemann Educational, 1973.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: History
Essays
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Changing perspectives in the history of science: essays in honour of Joseph Needham.
London, Heinemann Educational, 1973
(OCoLC)609814198
Named Person: Joseph Needham; Joseph Needham; Joseph Needham; Joseph Needham
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham; Mikuláš Teich; Robert M Young
ISBN: 0435549251 9780435549251
OCLC Number: 705354
Description: xxi, 490, [9] pages illustrations, facsimile, portrait 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Mikuláš Teich and Robert Young --
The making of an honorary Taoist / Henry Holorenshaw --
Bronze technology in the east : a metallurgical study of early Thai bronzes, with some speculations on the cultural transmission of technology / Cyril Stanley Smith --
The crank in Graeco-Roman antiquity / A.G. Drachmann --
Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century science in India and some problems of comparative studies / A. Rahman --
The inner elixir (Nei Tan);Chinese physiological alchemy / Lu Gwei-Djen --
The medico-chemical world of the Paracelsians / Allen G. Debus --
The spectre of Van Helmont and the idea of continuity in the history of chemistry / Walter Pagel --
William Dell and the idea of university / Charles Webster --
Reasons and evaluation in the history of cience / Mary Hesse --
Some evaluations of reason in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century natural philosophy / P.M. Rattansi --
Explanation and gravity / Gerd Buchdahl --
Tragedy in the history of science / Jerome R. Ravetz --
Time and motion : reflections on the non-existence of time / Maria Luisa Righini Bonelli (translated by Thomas B. Settle) --
A note on Harvey's 'egg' as Pandora's 'box' / I. Bernard Cohen --
The [Star of David], [pentacle], and [octogram], and other geometrical and scientific talismans and symbolisms / Derek J. de Solla Price --
Botanical nomenclature and its translation / Andre Haudricourt (translated by M.J.S. Rudwick) --
The role of science in the industrial revolution : a study of Josiah Wedgwood as a scientist and industrial chemist / Neil McKendrick --
Industrial revolution and the rise of the science of geology / Roy Porter --
The historiographic and ideological contexts of the nineteenth-century debate on man's place in nature / Robert Young --
From 'enchyme' to 'cyto-skeleton' : the development of ideas on the chemical organization of living matter / Mikuláš Teich.
Responsibility: edited by Mikuláš Teich and Robert Young.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/705354> # Changing perspectives in the history of science: essays in honour of Joseph Needham;
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "705354" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85118570> ; # Science--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Topic/science_history> ; # Science--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Topic/technology_history> ; # Technology--History
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108176> ; # Science
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Topic/sciences_histoire> ; # Sciences--Histoire
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009102782> ; # Technology--History
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Thing/science_to_1972_festschriften> ; # Science, to 1972 Festschriften
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Topic/technologie_histoire> ; # Technologie--Histoire
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/509/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Topic/natuurwetenschappen> ; # Natuurwetenschappen
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145078> ; # Technology
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Topic/techniek> ; # Techniek
    schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/61550127> ; # Joseph Needham
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/61550127> ; # Joseph Needham
    schema:datePublished "1973" ;
    schema:description "Introduction / Mikuláš Teich and Robert Young -- The making of an honorary Taoist / Henry Holorenshaw -- Bronze technology in the east : a metallurgical study of early Thai bronzes, with some speculations on the cultural transmission of technology / Cyril Stanley Smith -- The crank in Graeco-Roman antiquity / A.G. Drachmann -- Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century science in India and some problems of comparative studies / A. Rahman -- The inner elixir (Nei Tan);Chinese physiological alchemy / Lu Gwei-Djen -- The medico-chemical world of the Paracelsians / Allen G. Debus -- The spectre of Van Helmont and the idea of continuity in the history of chemistry / Walter Pagel -- William Dell and the idea of university / Charles Webster -- Reasons and evaluation in the history of cience / Mary Hesse -- Some evaluations of reason in sixteenth- and seventeenth-century natural philosophy / P.M. Rattansi -- Explanation and gravity / Gerd Buchdahl -- Tragedy in the history of science / Jerome R. Ravetz -- Time and motion : reflections on the non-existence of time / Maria Luisa Righini Bonelli (translated by Thomas B. Settle) -- A note on Harvey's 'egg' as Pandora's 'box' / I. Bernard Cohen -- The [Star of David], [pentacle], and [octogram], and other geometrical and scientific talismans and symbolisms / Derek J. de Solla Price -- Botanical nomenclature and its translation / Andre Haudricourt (translated by M.J.S. Rudwick) -- The role of science in the industrial revolution : a study of Josiah Wedgwood as a scientist and industrial chemist / Neil McKendrick -- Industrial revolution and the rise of the science of geology / Roy Porter -- The historiographic and ideological contexts of the nineteenth-century debate on man's place in nature / Robert Young -- From 'enchyme' to 'cyto-skeleton' : the development of ideas on the chemical organization of living matter / Mikuláš Teich."@en ;
    schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/66479359> ; # Mikuláš Teich
    schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/44435705> ; # Robert Maxwell Young
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/352975475> ;
    schema:genre "History"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/609814198> ;
    schema:name "Changing perspectives in the history of science: essays in honour of Joseph Needham;"@en ;
    schema:productID "705354" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/705354#PublicationEvent/london_heinemann_educational_1973> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Agent/heinemann_educational> ; # Heinemann Educational
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780435549251> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB7311584> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/705354> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Agent/heinemann_educational> # Heinemann Educational
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Heinemann Educational" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Thing/science_to_1972_festschriften> # Science, to 1972 Festschriften
    a schema:Thing ;
    schema:name "Science, to 1972 Festschriften" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Topic/natuurwetenschappen> # Natuurwetenschappen
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Natuurwetenschappen"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Topic/science_history> # Science--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science--History"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Topic/sciences_histoire> # Sciences--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Sciences--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Topic/technologie_histoire> # Technologie--Histoire
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technologie--Histoire"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/352975475#Topic/technology_history> # Technology--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technology--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2009102782> # Technology--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technology--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85118570> # Science--History
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science--History"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1108176> # Science
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Science"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1145078> # Technology
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Technology"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/44435705> # Robert Maxwell Young
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Young" ;
    schema:givenName "Robert Maxwell" ;
    schema:givenName "Robert M." ;
    schema:name "Robert Maxwell Young" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/61550127> # Joseph Needham
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1900" ;
    schema:deathDate "1995" ;
    schema:familyName "Needham" ;
    schema:givenName "Joseph" ;
    schema:name "Joseph Needham" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/66479359> # Mikuláš Teich
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "Teich" ;
    schema:givenName "Mikuláš" ;
    schema:name "Mikuláš Teich" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780435549251>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0435549251" ;
    schema:isbn "9780435549251" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/609814198>
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    rdfs:label "Changing perspectives in the history of science: essays in honour of Joseph Needham." ;
    schema:description "Online version:" ;
    schema:isSimilarTo <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/705354> ; # Changing perspectives in the history of science: essays in honour of Joseph Needham;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/705354>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
    schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/705354> ; # Changing perspectives in the history of science: essays in honour of Joseph Needham;
    schema:dateModified "2015-04-22" ;
    void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.