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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Chinese science; explorations of an ancient tradition.
Cambridge, MIT Press [©1973]
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Joseph Needham; Shigeru Nakayama; Nathan Sivin
|Notes:||"Compiled in honor of the seventieth birthday of Joseph Needham, F.R.S., F.B.A."|
|Description:||xxxvi, 334 pages illustrations 24 cm.|
|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 (ca. 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 (p. -314).|
|Series Title:||Massachusetts Institute of Technology.; M.I.T. East Asian science series|
|Responsibility:||Edited by Shigeru Nakayama and Nathan Sivin.|