Yosai

Yosai

(Kikuchi Yosai) (kēko͞o`chē yō`sī), 1788–1878, Japanese painter, known for his depiction of historical subject matter. Although he was well trained in the Chinese and Western painting styles, he advocated a revival of the medieval style of Japanese painting.
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La particularidad japonesa consistia supuestamente en la destreza para haber combinado su propio espiritu con las tecnicas occidentales; a esta habilidad se le denominaba wakon yosai.
Fujiwara illuminates points of particular interest, including kakure kirishitan, wakon yosai, and Mukyokai.
El reflejo en el arte de ese wakon yosai (4) que surgio en la era Meiji aparecia de esta manera con la caligrafia como telon de fondo.
These concerns led to the philosophy of wakon yosai (meaning Japanese spirit, Western technology), the concept that Japan could import Western technology, institutions, and even ideas, but would imbue them with Japanese spirit.
Postwar Tokyo is a contact zone between Japan and the West and it is still the space for the state-system to realize its modern ideology of "Wakon Yosai.
The idea that the Japanese are particularly adept at simulating the West has its roots in the Meiji concept of wakon yosai (Japanese spirit, Western techniques) which sought to create a sense of Japanese national continuity against the background of rapid modernization.
Con la restauracion Meiji, en 1868, nace una expresion muy significativa: Wakon Yosai, que significa "espiritu japones y conocimiento occidental", o sea, mantener la cultura nipona pero adaptar lo mejor de Occidente, como la tecnologia, la educacion, la politica o las fuerzas armadas.
Thus we have the Japanese wakon yosai (Japanese spirit with Western ability) and the Chinese zhongxueweiti-xixueweiyong (Chinese substances and Western functions), and more recently the influential baimao heimao lun (White cat, black cat, that who catches mice is a good cat).
Cette opposition apparait dans les slogans de la periode Meiji: toyo dotoku, seiyo gijutus (moralite japonaise, technique occidentale), wakon yosai (esprit japonais, technique occidentale) (voir Lock, ce numero), l'accent portant ici sur la capacite du Japon a importer les techniques occidentales sans en adopter en meme temps la culture.
Eventually, however, those who argued that Western science could be separated from Western philosophy and religious ideas won the debate, and the concept of wakon yosai (Eastern spirit/Western techniques) became the watchword of the era.
The old slogan wakon yosai namely 'Japanese Spirit, Western Technology' as Whitehill translates it (1991: 20) exemplified the intention of Japanese industry to take from the Occident what was needed in the form of both 'hardware' as well as 'software', that is both machines and knowledge (yosai literally means Western knowledge or learning), and adapt these to local norms (see Fruin 1992).
Hay una expresion japonesa, wakon yosai (espiritu japones con la sabiduria occidental), que significa la actitud con la que aprendian la sabiduria y tecnologia occidentales mientras mantenian el espiritu verdadero.