Günergun, Feza

Science between Europe and Asia

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Feza Günergun, Dhruv Raina

2. Reflections on the Transmission and Transformation of Technologies: Agriculture, Printing and Gunpowder between East and West
Christopher Cullen

3. The Ottoman Empire and the Technological Dialogue Between Europe and Asia: The Case of Military Technology and Know-How in the Gunpowder Age
Gábor Ágoston

4. General Observations on the Ottoman Military Industry, 1774–1839: Problems of Organization and Standardization
Kahraman Şakul

5. Cultural Attitudes and Horse Technologies: A View on Chariots and Stirrups from the Eastern End of the Eurasian Continent
Nanny Kim

6. Patchwork – The Norm of Mapmaking Practices for Western Asia in Catholic and Protestant Europe As Well As in Istanbul Between 1550 and 1750?
Sonja Brentjes

7. The Ottoman Ambassador’s Curiosity Coffer: Eclipse Prediction with De La Hire’s “Machine” Crafted by Bion of Paris
Feza Günergun

8. The Clockmaker Family Meyer and Their Watch Keeping the alla turca Time
Atilla Bir, Şinasi Acar, Mustafa Kaçar

9. The Adoption and Adaptation of Mechanical Clocks in Japan
Takehiko Hashimoto

10. Adoption and Resistance: Zhang Yongjing and Ancient Chinese Calendrical Methods
Pingyi Chu

11. Travelling Both Ways: The Adaptation of Disciplines, Scientific Textbooks and Institutions
Dhruv Raina

12. Between Translation and Adaptation: Turkish Editions of Ganot’s Traité

Meltem Akbaş

13. Eclecticism and Appropriation of the New Scientific Methods by the Greek-Speaking Scholars in the Ottoman Empire
Manolis Patiniotis

14. Conveying Chinese Medicine to Seventeenth-Century Europe
Harold J. Cook

15. Adoption and Adaption: A Study of Medical Ideas and Techniques in Colonial India
Deepak Kumar

16. How Electricity Energizes the Body: Electrotherapeutics and its Analogy of Life in the Japanese Medical Context
Akiko Ito

17. What is ‘Islamic’ in Islamic Medicine? An Overview
Hormoz Ebrahimnejad

Keywords: Science, general, History of Science, History of Medicine, History, Philosophy of Science, History of Computing

Publication year
Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science
Page amount
13 pages
Natural Sciences
Technology, Energy, Traffic

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