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Science in ancient China : researches and reflections

Author: Nathan Sivin
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England : Ashgate, 2000, ©1995.
Series: Collected studies, CS506
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of essays which presents insights into the Chinese scientific tradition and its interaction with Western science. An introductory overview and biographical assessments of Shen Kua and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nathan Sivin
ISBN: 0860784924 9780860784920
OCLC Number: 787826496
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Chinese conceptions of time; cosmos and computation in early Chinese mathematical astronomy; Shen Kua; copernicus in China; Wang Hsi-shan; science and medicine in Chinese history; why the scientific revolution did not take place in China - or didn't it?; over the borders - technical history, philosophy and the social sciences.
Series Title: Collected studies, CS506
Responsibility: Nathan Sivin.

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