The Origins of Sciences in China

The Origins of Sciences in China

Author: Xiaoyuan Jiang

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811578524

Category: Science

Page: 960

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This volume outlines the origins of a wide range of disciplines including astronomy, agricultural science, medicine, physics, chemistry, and natural history. It provides an overview of China’s history of science and technology, which can be traced back to the pre-Qin times when the arts had free expression and the schools of thought were unrestricted. It also includes a glossary and comparison of the chronicle of events in China and the West for reference. This is the first volume in the series History of Science and Technology in China. History of Science and Technology in China is the first series with high academic values on general history of Chinese science and technology, with contributions by top-notch scholars in this field. This 5-volume work provides an encyclopedic historical panorama of Chinese scientific and technological development. It unfolds the history of Chinese science and technology through a clarified timeline from as early as the far ancient times to the very present. This work consists of five volumes: Origins of Chinese Sciences, Ancient Chinese Studies of Heaven and Earth, High Tide of Chinese Sciences, Theoretical and Technological Development, and Western Influences.
The Origins of Sciences in China
Language: en
Pages: 960
Authors: Xiaoyuan Jiang
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-27 - Publisher: Springer

This volume outlines the origins of a wide range of disciplines including astronomy, agricultural science, medicine, physics, chemistry, and natural history. It provides an overview of China’s history of science and technology, which can be traced back to the pre-Qin times when the arts had free expression and the schools
Chinese Studies in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology
Language: en
Pages: 483
Authors: Fan Dainian, Robert S. Cohen
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-09 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

The articles in this collection were all selected from the first five volumes of the Journal of Dialectics of Nature published by the Chinese Academy of Sciences between 1979 and 1985. The Journal was established in 1979 as a comprehensive theoretical publication concerning the history, philosophy and sociology of the
A History of Chinese Science and Technology
Language: en
Pages: 491
Authors: Yongxiang Lu
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-14 - Publisher: Springer

A History of Chinese Science and Technology (Volumes 1, 2 & 3) presents 44 individual lectures, beginning with Ancient Chinese Science and Technology in the Process of Human Civilizations and an Overview of Chinese Science and Technology, and continuing with in-depth discussions of several issues in the History of Science
Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 3, Mathematics and the Sciences of the Heavens and the Earth
Language: en
Pages: 877
Authors: Joseph Needham
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1959 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

After two volumes mainly introductory, Dr Needham now embarks upon his systematic study of the development of the natural sciences in China. The Sciences of the Earth follow: geography and cartography, geology, seismology and mineralogy. Dr Needham distinguishes parallel traditions of scientific cartography and religious cosmography in East and West,
The Making of the Human Sciences in China
Language: en
Pages: 548
Authors: Howard Chiang
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher: China Studies

This volume provides a history of how "the human" has been constituted as a subject of scientific inquiry in China from the seventeenth century to the present. Organized around four themes--"Parameters of Human Life," "Formations of the Human Subject," "Disciplining Knowledge," and "Deciphering Health"--it scrutinizes the development of scientific knowledge