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The Resource Toward a global science : mining civilizational knowledge, Susantha Goonatilake

Toward a global science : mining civilizational knowledge, Susantha Goonatilake

Label
Toward a global science : mining civilizational knowledge
Title
Toward a global science
Title remainder
mining civilizational knowledge
Statement of responsibility
Susantha Goonatilake
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Using a model of the civilizational construction of science, the author views science without Eurocentric blinders. She shows how science was built by transfers from non-European groups and why the historiography of science has to be rethought
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goonatilake, Susantha
Dewey number
509.5
Index
index present
LC call number
Q127.A65
LC item number
G66 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Race, gender, and science
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Europeans
  • Science
  • Acculturation
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Sciences
  • Sciences
  • Européens
  • Asie
  • Europe
  • Europeans
  • Intellectual life
  • Science
  • Asia
  • Europe
  • Natuurwetenschappen
  • Technologie
Label
Toward a global science : mining civilizational knowledge, Susantha Goonatilake
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Viewing science without Eurocentric blinkers -- The trajectories of civilizational knowledge -- The background to crossflows: Where the East and the West did met -- Transformations -- Examples of mining for contemporary science -- Indigenous knowledge -- Medicine: Ayurveda -- Mathematics -- A search for new psychologies -- More imaginative explorations -- Traversing future technologies through some past concepts -- Virtual reality -- Digging deeper: Exploiting philosophy for science -- Toward a new millennium
Control code
ocm40142941
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 314 pages
Isbn
9780253333889
Lccn
98043205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780253211828
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o40142941
  • (OCoLC)40142941
Label
Toward a global science : mining civilizational knowledge, Susantha Goonatilake
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 259-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Viewing science without Eurocentric blinkers -- The trajectories of civilizational knowledge -- The background to crossflows: Where the East and the West did met -- Transformations -- Examples of mining for contemporary science -- Indigenous knowledge -- Medicine: Ayurveda -- Mathematics -- A search for new psychologies -- More imaginative explorations -- Traversing future technologies through some past concepts -- Virtual reality -- Digging deeper: Exploiting philosophy for science -- Toward a new millennium
Control code
ocm40142941
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 314 pages
Isbn
9780253333889
Lccn
98043205
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9780253211828
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o40142941
  • (OCoLC)40142941

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