New PDF release: Science for the Empire: Scientific Nationalism in Modern

By Hiromi Mizuno

ISBN-10: 0804759618

ISBN-13: 9780804759618

ISBN-10: 0804776563

ISBN-13: 9780804776561

This interesting research examines the discourse of technological know-how in Japan from the Nineteen Twenties to the Nineteen Forties with regards to nationalism and imperialism. How did Japan, with Shinto production mythology on the absolute middle of its nationwide identification, come to advertise the development of technology and expertise? utilizing what common sense did wartime jap embody either the rationality that denied and the nationalism that promoted this mythology?
Focusing on 3 teams of technology promoters—technocrats, Marxists, and renowned technological know-how proponents—this paintings demonstrates how every one workforce made experience of obvious contradictions by means of articulating its politics via diversified definitions of technology and visions of a systematic Japan. The contested, complicated political activity of speaking approximately and selling technological know-how produced what the writer calls "scientific nationalism," a strong present of nationalism that has been missed via students of Japan, nationalism, and modernity.

Show description

Read Online or Download Science for the Empire: Scientific Nationalism in Modern Japan PDF

Best history & philosophy on science & nature books

Get Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of PDF

How does technological know-how paintings? Does it let us know what the realm is "really" like? What makes it diverse from alternative routes of knowing the universe? In concept and truth, Peter Godfrey-Smith addresses those questions through taking the reader on a grand journey of 1 hundred years of dialogue approximately technology. the result's a very available creation to the most topics of the philosophy of technological know-how.

Download PDF by Walter Erhart,Lothar van Laak: Wissen - Erzählen - Tradition: Wielands Spätwerk (Quellen

Der Band zeigt Christoph Martin Wielands eigenständige place in Literatur und Kultur um 1800 auf neue Weise: In doppelter Bezugnahme auf die aufklärerischen Wissensbestände einerseits, auf antike philosophische und ästhetische Traditionen andererseits beschreibt Wielands Werk einen bedeutenden Wissenstransfer zwischen Früher Neuzeit und Moderne.

Download e-book for kindle: Isaac Beeckman on Matter and Motion by Klaas van Berkel,Maarten Ultee

The contribution of the Dutch craftsman and student Isaac Beeckman to early sleek clinical idea hasn't ever been appropriately stated. strangely unfastened from the restrictions of conventional average philosophy, he constructed a view of the area during which every thing, from the movement of the heavens to musical harmonies, is defined by means of decreasing it to subject in movement.

Download PDF by Sönke Ahrens: Experiment and Exploration: Forms of World-Disclosure: From

This e-book bargains with modern epistemological questions, connecting academic Philosophy with the sphere of technological know-how- and expertise reviews. it may be understood as a draft of a normal idea of world-disclosure, that's in its center a contrast among types of world-disclosure: scan and exploration.

Additional resources for Science for the Empire: Scientific Nationalism in Modern Japan

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Science for the Empire: Scientific Nationalism in Modern Japan by Hiromi Mizuno


by Joseph
4.2

Rated 4.77 of 5 – based on 29 votes