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Science and Asian spiritual traditions

Author: Geoffrey P Redmond
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2008.
Series: Greenwood guides to science and religion.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charts the history of the interaction between science and Asian religions, particularly in India and China, focusing on scientific method, rather than the content of scientific knowledge.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey P Redmond
ISBN: 9780313334627 0313334625
OCLC Number: 166388156
Description: xxii, 256 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction: science and spirituality in traditional Asia --
Ch. 2. Understanding the nature of science and spirituality in other cultures --
Ch. 3. Religion and philosophy in traditional China --
Ch. 4. The metaphysics and cosmology of traditional China --
Ch. 5. The metaphysics and cosmology of traditional India --
Ch. 6. Astronomy and astrology in China and India --
Ch. 7. Ecology and environmental consciousness in China --
Ch. 8. Medicine in traditional China and India --
Ch. 9. Chinese ceramic technology --
Ch. 10. Asian spirituality and science in the modern world.
Series Title: Greenwood guides to science and religion.
Responsibility: Geoffrey Redmond.
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