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Bala, Arun

Asia, Europe, and the Emergence of Modern Science

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Arun Bala

Part I. Toward Dialogical History

2. Global Dialogical History and the Challenge of Neo-Eurocentrism
John M. Hobson

3. A Passage to Infinity: The Contribution of Kerala to Modern Mathematics
George Gheverghese Joseph

4. Copernicus, Arabic Science, and the Scientific (R)evolution
Michal Kokowski

5. Time Atomism and Ash‘Arite Origins for Cartesian Occasionalism Revisited
Richard T. W. Arthur

6.
Pramanas, Proofs, and the Yukti of Classical Indic Science
Roddam Narasimha

Part II. Science, Rationality, and Intercultural Dialogue

7. Traditional Knowledge and the Smallpox Eradication Campaign
James Robert Brown

8. The Dialogical Copernican Revolution: Implications for Scientific Method
Arun Bala

9. How Indigenous are “Indigenous Sciences?” The Case of “Islamic Sciences”
Ali Paya

10. The Role of Intercultural Dialogue in the Rise of Modern Science
Anjam Khursheed

11. Science, Technology, and Civilization Reconsidered
Andrew Brennan

Part III. Forging New Knowledge

12. Toward Constructing Post-Postmodern Twenty-First Century Sciences: The Relevance of Classical Chinese Medicine
Keekok Lee

13. Diverse Cultural Contributions to a “Science of Religion”: An Emerging Asia-Europe Dialogue on the Scientific Study of Religion
Donald Wiebe

14. Reclaiming Tradition: Implications of a Knowledge Indigenization Perspective for Asian Education
S. Gopinathan

15. Southeast Asia’s Indigenous Knowledge: The Conquest of the Mental Terra Incognitae
Victor R. Savage

Keywords: History, Asian History, Modern History, History of Philosophy, Cultural History, History of Science, European History

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
291 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137031730
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-44083-2

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