, initially an accomplished research biochemist for the Royal Society, was already a leading scientist in the Western tradition by the time he started researching Chinese traditions, holding a chair in biochemistry at Cambridge University.
's pioneering work in the multivolume Science and Civilisation in China has been central to this debate.
Dressier (92 targets) took the long handicap by tiebreaker over Joseph Needham
En palabras del gran historiador de la ciencia china, Joseph Needham
, "[e]n la historia de los intercambios entre las civilizaciones, no parece haber paralelo a la llegada a China en el siglo XVII de un grupo de europeos tan inspirados por el fervor religioso como eran los jesuitas, y al mismo tiempo tan expertos en la mayoria de las ciencias que se habian desarrollado con el Renacimiento y la eclosion del capitalismo".
Biochemist, sinologist, and historian Joseph Needham
contended that the organization of society allowed Europe to dominate the production of scientific ideas for three hundred years, until around 1900.
The topics include the descent of theory, philosophical implications of connective histories of science, anthrocosmic processes in the Anthropocene: revisiting quantum mechanics versus Chinese cosmological comparison, Averroes and the development of a late medieval mechanical philosophy, Jamu: the indigenous medical arts of the Indonesian Archipelago, the Needham question and Southeast Asia, and rescuing science from civilization: on Joseph Needham
's "Asiatic mode of (knowledge) production." ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)
Mills and Joseph Needham
's Science and civilisation in China (vol.
Known as a masterful and riveting storyteller, his most recent book is The New York Times best-seller 'The Man Who Loved China: The Fantastic Story of the Eccentric Scientist Who Unlocked the Mysteries of the Middle Kingdom,' the remarkable story of Joseph Needham
, whose work in China unveils the epic story of that fascinating country.
The bronze will be produced by Britishsculptor Nigel Boonham,whoseprevious work includes bronze portraits of Lord Runcie, Archbishop Daniel Mannix, Peter Jonas and Joseph Needham
as well as one of Diana, Princess Of Wales.
It will be produced by British sculptor Nigel Boonham, whose previous work includes bronze portraits of Lord Runcie, Archbishop Daniel Mannix, Peter Jonas and Joseph Needham
. His best-known portrait is of Diana, Princess Of Wales while other works include sporting personalities John McEnroe and Lord Coe.
He discusses such topics as the setting, foundation before the present house, the house that Joseph Needham
bought, renovation and resurrection by Thomas Dymond, ironmongers and accountants in the Wilkins family 1895-1936, antiques and evacuees 1936-45, and rescue and retirement since 1971.
Journalist Simon Winchester tells the story of eccentric English chemist Joseph Needham
and how he fuelled a profound change in the way the world viewed China with the publication of a vast book on Chinese science.