By Maria Burguete,Lui Lam
There is lots of bewilderment and false impression touching on technological know-how. the character and contents of technological know-how is an unsettled challenge. for instance, Thales of 2,600 years in the past is well-known because the father of technological know-how however the observe technological know-how used to be brought merely within the 14th century; the definition of technological know-how is usually shunned in books approximately philosophy of technological know-how. This publication goals to resolve these kind of confusions and current new advancements within the philosophy, background, sociology and verbal exchange of technological know-how. It additionally goals to show off the success of China's best students in those parts. The 18 chapters, divided into 5 components, are written by means of favourite students together with the Nobel laureate Robin Warren, sociologist Harry Collins, and physicist-turned-historian Dietrich Stauffer.
- About technology 1: fundamentals — wisdom, Nature, technological know-how and Scimat (Lui Lam)
- About technological know-how 2: Philosophy, historical past, Sociology and communique (Lui Lam)
- Philosophy of Science:
- Towards a Phenomenological Philosophy of technological know-how (Guo-Sheng Wu)
- The difficulty of medical tradition in old China (Hong-Sheng Wang)
- What Do Scientists be aware of! (Nigel Sanitt)
- How to house the complete: types of Holism in technique (Jin-Yang Liu)
- History of Science:
- Helicobactor: the benefit and trouble of a brand new Discovery (Robin Warren)
- Science in Victorian period: New Observations on previous Theses (Dun Liu)
- Medical experiences in Portugal round 1911 (Maria Burguete)
- The Founding of the overseas Liquid Crystal Society (Lui Lam)
- Sociology of Science:
- Three Waves in technology stories (Harry Collins)
- Solitons and Revolution in China: 1978–1983 (Lui Lam)
- Scientific tradition in modern China (Bing Liu and Mei-Fang Zhang)
- Communication of Science:
- Science verbal exchange: A historical past and evaluate (Peter Broks)
- Popular-Science Writings in Early smooth China (Lin Yin)
- Other technological know-how Matters:
- Understanding paintings via technology: From Socrates to the Contextual mind (Kajsa Berg)
- Spy games After 9-11: Narrative and enjoyment (Ting-Ting Wang)
- Statistical Physics for arts: an academic (Dietrich Stauffer)
Readership: Researchers and laypeople attracted to science.
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