Asia, Europe, and the Emergence of Modern Science: Knowledge Crossing Boundaries

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A. Bala
Springer, Jul 26, 2012 - History - 282 pages
This volume brings together essays from leading thinkers to examine what role Asian traditions of knowledge played in the rise of modern science in Europe, the implications this has for the epistemology of science, and whether pre-modern Asian traditions can provide resources for advancing scientific knowledge in future.
 

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Contents

Introduction
Global Dialogical History and the Challenge of Neo
The Contribution of Kerala
Richard T W Arthur 5 Pramanas Proofs andtheYuktiof Classical Indic Science
Science Rationality and Intercultural
Traditional Knowledge and the Smallpox Eradication Campaign
The Medicine Relevance of Classical Chinese
Implications of a Knowledge
Author Index
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ARUN BALA is currently a visiting senior research Fellow with the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies in Singapore working on issues in dialogical science studies in Asia. He is the author of The Dialogue of Civilizations in the Birth of Modern Science (Palgrave 2006).

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