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That place was largely taken up by medicine, a science that the Japanese regard as more directly bearing on the relationship between humanity and the larger world. Science an End to History, or History to Science? 43 A final worry about the importation of Western science came from the Meiji emperor's Confucian advisor who had noticed the historical tendency of science to destabilize traditional forms of authority in the West. Would not the same happen in Japan? Here Prime Minister Ito Hirobumi took an unintended lesson from the Europeans.
Staying alive: Women. ecology. and development. London: Zed. Tickner. J. Ann. 1992. Gender in international relations: Feminist perspectives on achieving global security. New York: Columbia University Press. Traweek. Sharon. 1988. Beamtimes and life times. Cambridge. : MIT Press. - - - . d. Big science in Japan. Unpublished manuscript. :a? Or, Why Baing Pro-sdanea Is Hardar than Yau Think Steve Fuller T HE recent revival of the "two cultures" problem between scientists and their cultural critics runs much deeper than the noisy clash of axe-grinding, agenda-mongering egos would suggest.
An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science by A. Cornelius Benjamin