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Situating the history of science : dialogues with Joseph Needham

Author: Joseph Needham; S Irfan Habib; Dhruv Raina
Publisher: New Delhi ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Contributed articles presented at a seminar at New Delhi in Sept. 1996.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Named Person: Joseph Needham; Joseph Needham
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Needham; S Irfan Habib; Dhruv Raina
ISBN: 0195646398 9780195646399
OCLC Number: 42394371
Description: x, 358 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / Dhruv Raina --
2. History of Science and the Oikoumene / Romila Thapar --
3. Science(s), Civilization(s), Historie(s): A Continuing Dialogue with Joseph Needham / Gregory Blue. 11. The Missing Picture: The Non-emergence of a Needhamian History of Sciences in India / Dhruv Raina and S. Irfan Habib --
12. Universality of Science: Historical Validation of a Philosophical Idea / Michel Paty. 13. Inscriptions, Facts and Blackboxes: Is Modern Science Radically Different? / K. Subramaniam. 4. Revisiting the 'Needham Paradox' / Aant Elzinga --
5. Prolegomena to a World History of Science / Steve Fuller --
6. Needham, Anglo-French Civilities and Ecumenical Science / Patrick Petitjean. 7. The Strange Quest of Joseph Needham / Shiv Visvanathan --
8. The Rivers and the Sea: Analysing Needham's Metaphor for the World History of Science / Karine Chemla. 9. Modernization of Science and Its History Outside Europe: Egyptian Projects in the Nineteenth Century / Pascal Crozet --
10. Joseph Needham and the Historiography of Chinese Mathematics / Catherine Jami.
Responsibility: edited by S. Irfan Habib and Dhruv Raina.
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Contributed articles presented at a seminar at New Delhi in Sept. 1996.

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