Encyclopaedia of the History of Science Technology and Medicine in Non Western Cultures

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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

ISBN: 140204559X

Page: 2415

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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.

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