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The Jesuits, the Padroado and East Asian science (1552-1773)

Author: Luís Saraiva; Catherine Jami
Publisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At the end of the 15th century, Portugal was given the oversight (Padroado) of all Catholic missions in Asia. The Society of Jesus played a major role in this enterprise of evangelization, which in Jesuit hands led to the transmission of major elements of European mathematical sciences to East Asia. The essays in this volume present important new data and analysis on the extent to and ways in which Jesuit scientific  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Conference "History of Mathematical Sciences: Portugal and East Asia III" (2005 : University of Tokyo).
Jesuits, the Padroado and East Asian science (1552-1773).
Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2008
(DLC) 2008274771
(OCoLC)173808128
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luís Saraiva; Catherine Jami
ISBN: 9789812771261 9812771263
OCLC Number: 262555689
Notes: "The conference 'History of Mathematical Sciences:Portugal and East Asia III' took place at the Graduate School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Tokyo, Komba Campus, from 4 to the 7 August 2005"--Page vii.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 229 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: The Jesuit mathematicians of the Portuguese Assistancy and the Portuguese historians of mathematics (1819-1940) / Luis Manuel Ribeiro Saraiva --
The Jesuit College in Macao as a meeting point of the European, Chinese and Japanese mathematical traditions. Some remarks on the present state of research, mainly concerning sources (16th-17th centuries) / Ugo Baldini --
The transmission of Western cosmology to 16th century Japan / Hiraoka Ryuji --
The contents and context of Manuel Dias' Tianwenlue / Henrique Leitao --
The textual tradition of Manuel Dias' Tianwenlue / Rui Magone --
Restoring the unity of the world: Fang Yizhi and Jie Xuan's responses to Aristotelian natural philosophy / Lim Jongtae --
Traditional Vietnamese astronomy in accounts of Jesuit missionaries / Alexei Volkov --
Tome Pereira (1645-1708), clockmaker, musician and interpreter at the Kangxi Court: Portuguese interests and the transmission of science / Catherine Jami --
The Yuzhi lixiang kaocheng houbian in Korea / Shi Yunli.
Other Titles: History of Mathematical Sciences :
Responsibility: edited by Luís Saraiva and Catherine Jami.

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One significant outcome of the missionary efforts of the Society of Jesus was the transmission of mathematical sciences from early modern Europe to East Asia. This book brings together important data  Read more...

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