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Academic and scientific traditions in China, Japan, and the West

by Nakayama, Shigeru

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Published by University of Tokyo Press in [Tokyo ] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Japan,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Science -- China -- History.,
    • Science -- Japan -- History.,
    • Science -- Europe -- History.,
    • Learning and scholarship -- China -- History.,
    • Learning and scholarship -- Japan -- History.,
    • Learning and scholarship -- Europe -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementShigeru Nakayama ; translated by Jerry Dusenbury.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ127.C5 N3513 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 251 p. :
      Number of Pages251
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2580980M
      ISBN 104130681079, 086008339X
      LC Control Number85128707

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      Russia, China, and Japan all had an interest in Northeast Asia and competed against one another in that area. The Japanese lost the Russo-Japanese War. Question 15 A list of popular Japanese traditions. Kimono are traditional Japanese formal wear that come in a variety of styles that each has symbolic meaning. For example, Furisode are brightly colored kimono with extremely wide sleeves that hang down below the knees. These are fairly difficult to wear and are traditionally only worn by young single women.

      In China, the book Zhou Yi is the source of Chinese science because it system contains a unity of philosophic, logical and mathematical thinking. These two systems form the core of the scientific models of the Western and Chinese cultural traditions. Religion and Science. 3 Credits. The relationship between religion and science globally and over time. Egypt, Greece, the Far East, India, and the Islamic world; the West during the Renaissance, with a focus on alchemy and the hermetical tradition; and the Scientific Revolution in the 17th century and biological revolution in the 19th century.


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