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Chinese science; explorations of an ancient tradition.

Author: Joseph Needham; Shigeru Nakayama; Nathan Sivin
Publisher: Cambridge, MIT Press [©1973]
Series: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.; M.I.T. East Asian science series
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Genre/Form: History
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Chinese science; explorations of an ancient tradition.
Cambridge, MIT Press [©1973]
(OCoLC)647327321
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham; Shigeru Nakayama; Nathan Sivin
ISBN: 026214011X 9780262140119
OCLC Number: 354284
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. [279]-314).
Series Title: Massachusetts Institute of Technology.; M.I.T. East Asian science series
Responsibility: Edited by Shigeru Nakayama and Nathan Sivin.

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