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The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan

The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern Japan( )
Author: Marcon, Federico
Series title:Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-47903-3
Publication Date:Mar 2017
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $35.00
Book Description:

Between the early seventeenth and the mid-nineteenth century, the field of natural history in Japan separated itself from the discipline of medicine, produced knowledge that questioned the traditional religious and philosophical understandings of the world, developed into a system (called honzogaku) that rivaled Western science in complexity--and then seemingly disappeared. Or did it? In The Knowledge of Nature and the Nature of Knowledge in Early Modern...
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Book Details
Pages:428
Detailed Subjects: Science / General
Nature / General
History / Asia / Japan
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.513 x 9.048 x 0.89 Inches
Book Weight:1.43 Pounds



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