Encyclopaedia Of The History Of Science Technology And Medicine In Non Western Cultures

Encyclopaedia of the History of Science  Technology  and Medicine in Non Western Cultures
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
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Category Science
Total Pages 2415
ISBN 9781402045592
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Here, at last, is the massively updated and augmented second edition of this landmark encyclopedia. It contains approximately 1000 entries dealing in depth with the history of the scientific, technological and medical accomplishments of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. The entries consist of fully updated articles together with hundreds of entirely new topics. This unique reference work includes intercultural articles on broad topics such as mathematics and astronomy as well as thoughtful philosophical articles on concepts and ideas related to the study of non-Western Science, such as rationality, objectivity, and method. You’ll also find material on religion and science, East and West, and magic and science.

Encyclopaedia of the History of Science  Technology  and Medicine in Non Western Cultures
  • Author : Helaine Selin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-03-12

Here, at last, is the massively updated and augmented second edition of this landmark encyclopedia. It contains approximately 1000 entries dealing in depth with the history of the scientific, technological and medical accomplishments of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. The entries consist of fully updated articles together with

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Encyclopaedia of the History of Science  Technology  and Medicine in Non Westen Cultures
  • Author : Helaine Selin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 1997-01-01

Offer more than six hundred entries on developments in Asia, Africa, the Islamic world, Native America, and the Pacific

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Astronomy Across Cultures
  • Author : Helaine Selin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06

Astronomy Across Cultures: A History of Non-Western Astronomy consists of essays dealing with the astronomical knowledge and beliefs of cultures outside the United States and Europe. In addition to articles surveying Islamic, Chinese, Native American, Aboriginal Australian, Polynesian, Egyptian and Tibetan astronomy, among others, the book includes essays on Sky

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Happiness Across Cultures
  • Author : Helaine Selin,Gareth Davey
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-02-28

Different cultures experience happiness differently. Traditionally, the West is considered materialistic, and happiness is said to come from achievement and acquisition. The East is said to be more people-oriented, where happiness is a result of deep personal interactions. Thus, poor people can be happier in the East than the West,

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Death Across Cultures
  • Author : Helaine Selin,Robert M. Rakoff
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-07-01

Death Across Cultures: Death and Dying in Non-Western Cultures, explores death practices and beliefs, before and after death, around the non-Western world. It includes chapters on countries in Africa, Asia, South America, as well as indigenous people in Australia and North America. These chapters address changes in death rituals and

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Encyclopaedia of the History of Science  Technology  and Medicine in Non Western Cultures
  • Author : Helaine Selin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-03-12

Here, at last, is the massively updated and augmented second edition of this landmark encyclopedia. It contains approximately 1000 entries dealing in depth with the history of the scientific, technological and medical accomplishments of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. The entries consist of fully updated articles together with

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Encyclopaedia of the History of Science  Technology  and Medicine in Non Western Cultures
  • Author : Helaine Selin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-03-12

Here, at last, is the massively updated and augmented second edition of this landmark encyclopedia. It contains approximately 1000 entries dealing in depth with the history of the scientific, technological and medical accomplishments of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. The entries consist of fully updated articles together with

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Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology
  • Author : Mehdi Khosrow-Pour,Mehdi Khosrowpour
  • Publisher : IGI Global Snippet
  • Release Date : 2009

"This set of books represents a detailed compendium of authoritative, research-based entries that define the contemporary state of knowledge on technology"--Provided by publisher.

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Encyclopaedia of the History of Science  Technology  and Medicine in Non Western Cultures
  • Author : Helaine Selin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-03-12

Here, at last, is the massively updated and augmented second edition of this landmark encyclopedia. It contains approximately 1000 entries dealing in depth with the history of the scientific, technological and medical accomplishments of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. The entries consist of fully updated articles together with

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Encyclopaedia of the History of Science  Technology  and Medicine in Non Westen Cultures
  • Author : Helaine Selin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-11-11

The Encyclopaedia fills a gap in both the history of science and in cultural stud ies. Reference works on other cultures tend either to omit science completely or pay little attention to it, and those on the history of science almost always start with the Greeks, with perhaps a mention

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Companion Encyclopedia of the History of Medicine
  • Author : W. F. Bynum
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-06-20

This is a comprehensive reference work which surveys all aspects of the history of medicine, both clinical and social, and reflects the complementary approaches to the discipline. The editors have assembled an international team of scholars to provide detailed and informative factual surveys with contemporary interpretations and historiographical debate. Special

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Introduction to Formal Philosophy
  • Author : Sven Ove Hansson,Vincent F. Hendricks
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-10-24

This Undergraduate Textbook introduces key methods and examines the major areas of philosophy in which formal methods play pivotal roles. Coverage begins with a thorough introduction to formalization and to the advantages and pitfalls of formal methods in philosophy. The ensuing chapters show how to use formal methods in a

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Encyclopaedia of the History of Science  Technology  and Medicine in Non Western Cultures
  • Author : Helaine Selin
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2008-03-12

Here, at last, is the massively updated and augmented second edition of this landmark encyclopedia. It contains approximately 1000 entries dealing in depth with the history of the scientific, technological and medical accomplishments of cultures outside of the United States and Europe. The entries consist of fully updated articles together with

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Philosophy and Engineering  Reflections on Practice  Principles and Process
  • Author : Diane P Michelfelder,Natasha McCarthy,David E. Goldberg
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2014-01-13

Building on the breakthrough text Philosophy and Engineering: An Emerging Agenda, this book offers 30 chapters covering conceptual and substantive developments in the philosophy of engineering, along with a series of critical reflections by engineering practitioners. The volume demonstrates how reflective engineering can contribute to a better understanding of engineering identity

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Handbook of Phenomenology and Cognitive Science
  • Author : Daniel Schmicking,Shaun Gallagher
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2009-12-16

This volume explores the essential issues involved in bringing phenomenology together with the cognitive sciences, and provides some examples of research located at the intersection of these disciplines. The topics addressed here cover a lot of ground, including questions about naturalizing phenomenology, the precise methods of phenomenology and how they

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