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日本科学史学会創立75周年記念事業・他学会との連携企画のお知らせ

■日本科学史学会年会での連携企画
今年度の年会では、他学会との連携シンポジウムとして「日本における技術史研究の現状と展望」(日本技術史教育学会との連携)、「グローバル時代の科学史/科学基礎論と外国語での発信」(科学基礎論学会との連携)が開催されます。

2016年5月28日(土)16:00-18:30
「日本における技術史研究の現状と展望」
(日本技術史教育学会との連携:B会場 615)
小林学・牛山泉・堤一郎・吉田喜一・田口直樹・喜多千草・木本忠昭

「グローバル時代の科学史/科学基礎論と外国語での発信」
(科学基礎論学会との連携:C会場 611)
隠岐さや香・飯田隆・鈴木晃仁・櫻井文子・宮川卓也

今回の年会では、発表を通じての社会貢献と新たな会員獲得などを目的として、全シンポジウムを公開とします。非会員の方は資料代1000円でシンポジウムに限り聴講いただくことができます(連携シンポジウムにかぎらず、シンポジウムはすべてご聴講いただけます)。皆さまのご来場をお待ちしております。

■科学基礎論学会での連携企画
科学基礎論学会大会(2016年6月18・19日、於:埼玉大学)では、日本科学史学会との連携ワークショップ「生物学における総合を問いなおす」が開催される予定です。科学史学会会員の皆さまにおかれましても、ぜひご参加ください(日時の詳細については科学基礎論学会ウェブサイト(http://phsc.jp/)をご参照ください)。

〔追記〕科学基礎論学会での連携ワークショップは、6月18日(土)9時30分~12時に開催されることになりました。プログラムはこちら(http://phsc.jp/dat/prg/2016.pdf)をご参照ください。

 

 

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Contents (Vol.11-19)

Contents of Volume 19


Vol. 19, No. 3 (March 2010)

Articles
Morris LOW: Colonial Modernity and Networks in the Japanese Empire: The Role of Gotō Shinpei
Robert KARGON: Making Manila Modern: Science, Technology and American Colonialism 1898-1915

Note
Takeshi OZAWA: Hermann Ritter (1827-1874), ein Pionier der westlichen Naturwissenschaften in Japan

Reviews
Chieko KOJIMA: Shizue HINOKAWA, Saikurotoron kara Genbaku e (From Cyclotron to Atomic Bomb)
Setsuro IKEYAMA: SaKHYa, Ganitasarakaumudi: The Moonlight of the Essence of Mathematics by Thakkura Pheru


Vol. 19, No.2 (December 2009)

Special Issue
Beyond Differences: International Comparison on Nuclear Histories in Japan, Korea, and the United States

Articles
Shiho NAKAZAWA and Masakatsu YAMAZAKI: Introduction
Sean L. MALLOY: Contemporary Scholarship and New Light on the A-bomb Decision
Dong-Won KIM: Imaginary Savior: The Image of the Nuclear Bomb in Korea, 1945-1960
Maika NAKAO: Images of the Atomic Bomb in Japan before Hiroshima
Masakatsu YAMAZAKI: Nuclear Energy in Postwar Japan and Anti-Nuclear Movements in the 1950s
Hiroko TAKAHASHI: One Minute after the Detonation of the Atomic Bomb: The Erased Effect of Residual Radiation
Ikuo SASAMOTO: Korean Victims of the Atomic Bomb
John DIMOIA: Atoms for Power?: The Atomic Energy Research Institute (AERI) and South Korean Electrification, (1948-1965)
Seong-Jun KIM: Technology Transfer behind a Diplomatic Struggle: Reappraisal of South Korea’s Nuclear Fuel Project in the 1970s


Vol. 19, No.1 (July 2009)

Articles
Hiroyuki NAGAI, Yoshio NUKAGA, Koji SAEKI, and Akira AKABAYASHI: Self-Regulation of Recombinant DNA Technology in Japan in the 1970s
Piedad YUSTE: Geometry in the Old Babylonian Period: A Note on the Problem Text VAT 8393

Notes
Takeshi OZAWA: On the Initial Reception of Quantum Mechanics in Japan, 1925-1928
Jérôme LAMY: Antoine Darquier et la cosmologie de Johann Heinrich Lambert : emprunts et distances
Stanislav JUZNIC: Chinese-Slovenian Astronomer Hallerstein: Provincial and Visitor to Japanese Jesuit Province

Reviews
Akihisa SETOGUCHI: Paul CALLOMON and Akira TADA, Yoichiro Hirase and His Role in Japanese Malacology
Yasushi SATO: Takehiko HASHIMOTO, Historical Essays on Japanese Technology
Anouncement
Journals under Threat: A Joint Response from History of Science, Technology and Medicine

Contents of Volume 18


Vol. 18, No. 2 (December 2008)

Special Issue: Locating Japanese Science and Technology
Morris LOW: Introduction
Robert KARGON: The U.S.-Japan Nexus: Roots of the Japanese Scientific Enterprise
Morris LOW: Science, Protestant Christianity and Darwinism in Meiji Japan
David G. WITTNER: Practice Makes Perfect: Foreign Knowledge and the Kamaishi Experiment
Yoshiyuki KIKUCHI: Analysis, Fieldwork and Engineering: Accumulated Practices and the Formation of Applied Chemistry Teaching at Tokyo University, 1874-1900
KIM Boumsoung: Terrains of Practice: Geophysical Investigations in Japan in the 1880s
Masanori KAJI: Nozoe Tetsuo’s Chemical Research at Taihoku Imperial University in Taiwan and Its Colonial Context
Takuya MIYAGAWA: The Meteorological Observation System and Colonial Meteorology in Early 20th-Century Korea
Dong-Won KIM: The Longer the Stay, The Better the Result?: Nishina Yoshio’s Overseas Study in the 1920s
Tomoko Y. STEEN: The Case of Ohta Tomoko: A Woman Geneticist in the Neutralist-Selectionist Evolution Controversy


Vol. 18, No. 1 (July 2008)

Articles
Jong-Chan LEE: Hygienic Governance and Military Hygiene in the Making of Imperial Japan, 1868-1912
Piedad YUSTE: Geometry in Mesopotamia and Genesis of Algorithms

Notes
Oscar SHEYNIN: Bortkiewicz’ Alleged Discovery: the Law of Small Numbers
Yung Sik KIM: Problem of Early Modern Japan in the History of Science in East Asia

Contents of Volume 17


Vol. 17, No. 3 (March 2008)

Special Issue: New Perspectives in the History of East Asian Science
YANO Michio: Introduction
TAKEDA Tokimasa: The Formation of the Study of Shushu and Its Development in the Middle Ages: A Tentative Study of a Field of Scientific Study Peculiar to East Asia
LIM Jongtae: Locating a Center on the Surface of a Globe: Negotiating China’s Position on the Spherical Earth in Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century China and Korea
MOON Joong-Yang: Late Circulation of the Early Qing Natural Studies in 19th Century Korea
Kazuhiko MIYAJIMA: A New Discovery of Korean Astrolabe
SHIN Dongwon: How Four Different Political Systems Have Shaped the Modernization of Traditional Korean Medicine between 1900 and 1960
Sergey LAPTEFF: A Comparison of Technological Characteristics of Ancient Bronze Mirrors in China, Korea, Japan, and South Siberia

Review
Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Francesca BRAY, Vera DOROFEEVA-LICHTMANN, and George MÉTAILIÉ, eds., Graphics and Text in the Production of Technical Knowledge in China: The Warp and the Weft, 2007


Vol. 17, No.2 (December 2007)

Articles
Yasushi SATO: Systems Approach in the Japanese National Railways: How was the Systems Integration of Shinkansen Done?
CHEN Shou: Gu Yuxiu’s Ideas of Science and Scientization in Context of Saving China
Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Leonard Bairstow as a Scientific Middleman: Early Aerodynamic Research on Airplane Stability in Britain, 1909-1920
Keiko KAWASHIMA: Two Popular Accounts of Émilie du Châtelet and the Gender Problem

Note
Stanislav JUZNIC: Janez Vajkard Valvasor (1641-1693), F.R.S. and His Scientific and Technological Connections to East Asia

Reviews
Shigeru NAKAYAMA: Tetsuro NAKAOKA, Nihon Kindai Gijutsu no Keisei: ‘Dento’ to ‘Kindai’ no Dainamikusu (The formation of Modern Japanese Technology: A Dynamics of ‘Tradition’ and ‘Modernity’), 2006
Takehiko HASHIMOTO: Yasushi SATO, NASA o Kizuita Hito to Gijutsu (Nasa and Its Engineering Cultures: Human Qualities in Grand System Building), 2007


Vol. 17, No.1 (July 2007)

Article
Steffen DUCHEYNE: HuygensÅfs Understanding of Trajectory: Via media Galileo and Newton

Notes
Hajime MIZOGUCHI: Japanese Biologists at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole
Oscar SHEYNIN: The True Value of a Measured Constant and the Theory of Errors

Document
Shigeru NAKAYAMA: Thomas Kuhn–A HistorianÅfs Personal Recollections

Reviews
Michiko YAJIMA: Gregory Clancey, Earthquake Nation, 2006.
Chikara SASAKI: Roshdi Rashed, Geometry and Dioptrics in Classical Islam, 2005

News
The 54th Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society Program

Contents of Volume 16


Vol. 16, No. 3 (March 2007)

Special Issue: Globalization and Diversity in Chemical Sciences
Yasu FURUKAWA: Introduction: Globalization and Diversity in Chemical Sciences
Gerrylynn K ROBERTS and Anna E SIMMONS: The Overseas Dimensions of British Chemical Societies, c.1890 – c.1950
Harro MAAT: Agricultural Sciences in Colonial Indonesia
Nathan M. BROOKS: The Road to ÅeBig ChemistryÅf in the Soviet Union during the 1920s
HE Juan: The Establishment of Chinese Terms for Chemical Elements: 1901-1932
ZHANG Li: From the Soviet Union to the U.S.: International Exchange in ChinaÅf s Polymer Science


Vol. 16, No.2 (November 2006)

Articles
Victor D. BOANTZA: Light in the Pneumatic Context: Aspects of Interplay between Theory and Practice in Early Photochemical Research
Piedad YUSTE: Geometry for Trapezoids in the Old Babylonian Period: An Observation about Tablet IM 52301
Albrecht HEEFFER: The Logic of Disguise:Descartes’ Discovery of the Law of Refraction

Note
SHOJI Kota: The Contact of differential geometry and continuous groups of transformations: W. KillingÅfs “Ueber die Grundlagen der Geometire”

Document
G.V. KISELEV:Role of Moscow State University alumni in the Soviet Atomic Project

Reviews
Oscar SHEYNIN: Theodore M. PORTER, Karl Pearson: The Scientific Life in a Statistical Age, 2004
Fumihiko SATOFUKA: Wataru IIJIMA, Malaria to teikoku: shokuminnchiigaku to Higashi azia no kouiki chitujyo (Hidden History of Malaria: Colonial/Imperial Medicine and an Integrated Regional Order in 20th Century East Asia). 2004
Oscar SHEYNIN: Jacob BERNOULLI, The Art of Conjecturing together with Letter to a Friend on Sets in Court Tennis. Translated with an introduction and notes by Edith Dudley Sylla.2006

News
The 53rd Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society Program


Vol. 16, No.1 (July 2006)

Special Issue: Science and Technology during the Second Ward War and the Cold War: A Perspective for a Cooperative Study
Hiroshi ICHIKAWA:  Introduction: A Perspective on the Historical Study of Science and Technology  during the Second World War and the Cold War in Japan
Helmut MAIER: The Kaiser Wilhelm Society during the Second World War
Eduard I. KOLCHINSKY: Science Mobilization in the Soviet Union
Jessica WANG: American Scientists and Cold War Politics:  Current and Future Research Directions
Stuart W. LESLIE: Engineering the Cold War

Articles
Takehiko ISHIGURO: Misconduct Affair in Cutting-Edge Material Physics and Electronics in the Beginning of the 21st Century
Megumi OGURA: The Great Kanto Earthquake:  A Natural Disaster and Japan’s Reactions on Its Way of Modernization

Notes
Oscar SHEYNIN: Markov’s Work on the Treatment of Observations
YANG Jing and Jean W. RICHARD: The Influence of Norbert Wiener on Hua-Loo-Keng


Vol. 15, No.3 (March 2006)

Special Issue:  Science, War, and Colonization in East Asia
Fumihiko SATOFUKA:  Science, War, and Colonization in East Asia: An Introduction
Hiroaki TANAKA:  The Science and Technology Mobilization System in Imperial Japan
Michiko YAJIMA:  Japanese Wartime Geology:  A Case Study in Northeast China
LIANG Bo:  The Transmission of Science and Technology from Japan to China before the Second World War
LEE Sung Kyu:  Imperialism and Colonial Science: A Case Study of Keijo Imperial University, 1924-1945
Sungook HONG:  Korean Scientists Look at Japanese Colonization:  The Emergence of an Idea of the Value-Neutrality and Objectivity

Reviews
Osamu KANAMORI: Shigehisa KURIYAMA and Kazutoshi KITAZAWA eds., Kindai Nihon no Shintai Kankaku (Bodily Sensation in Modern Japan) (2004)
Annick HORIUCHI: Sato KEN-ICHI, Kinsei Nihon sugakushi, Seki Takakazu no jitsuzo o motomete (History of Mathematics in Early Modern Japan : Searching for the True Portrait of Seki Takakazu)(2005)

Notices of Books

Contents of Volume 15


Vol.15. No.2 (November 2005)

Special Issue:  Colonial Science
Shigeru NAKAYAMA:  Colonial Science: An Introduction
Lewis PYENSON: Western Historians of Science and Oriental Science in the Age of Imperialism
Roderic W. HOME: William Sutherland and the ÅeSutherland-EinsteinÅf Diffusion Relation: Theoretical Physics in a Colonial Setting
Zaheer BABER: Science, Colonialism and the Production of Science and Modernity in India

Articles
Mara PATESSIO; Mariko OGAWA:  To Become a Woman Doctor in Early Meiji Japan, 1868-1890: Women’s Struggles and Ambitions
H. Kenji YOSHIHARA; Teiji KOBAYASHI; Masanori KAJI: Ogawa Family and TheirÅeNipponiumÅf Research: Successful Separation of the Element 75 before Its Discovery by Noddacks
Kazuo MUROI: A Reexamination of the Babylonian Mathematical Text Erm 15073: A New Interpretation of the Earthwork Problems

Obituaries
Shigeru NAKAYAMA:  Mitsutomo YUASA(1909-2005)
Yoichiro MURAKAMI:  Masao WATANABE(1920-2005)


Vol.15. No.1 (July 2005)

Articles
Michael CHAYUT: From the Periphery to Scientific Revolutions
Keiko KAWASHIMA: The Issue of Gender and Science:  A Case Study of Madame du ChâteletÅfs Dissertation sur le feu

Document
Takeshi OZAWA:  Arnold Sommerfelds Aufenthalt in Japan

Reviews
Fumihiko SATOFUKA: Maurice Wilkins, The Third Man of the Double Helix:  The Autobiography of Maurice Wilkins
Chiye IZUMI: G.E.R. Lloyd, Ancient Worlds, Modern Reflections:  Philosophical Perspectives on Greek and Chinese Science and Culture

Notices of Books

News
Table of Contents of Kagakusi Kenkyu (2004)
The 52nd Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, June 4 and 5, 2005, at the Historical Museum of Hokkaido and Sapporo Gakuin University

Report on the Activities of the National Committee of Japan and the History of Science Society of Japan


Vol. 14, No. 3 (March 2005)

Special Issue: Comparative History of Nuclear Weapons Projects in Japan, Germany, and Russia in the 1940s
Masakatsu YAMAZAKI and Mark WALKER: Preface to Special Issue ÅgComparative History of Nuclear Weapons Projects in Japan, Germany, and Russia in the 1940sÅh
Lawrence BADASH: The United States and the Development of Nuclear Weapons
Mark WALKER: German Work on Nuclear Weapons
Vladimir Pavlovich VIZGIN: The History of the Soviet Atomic Project
Keiko NAGASE-REIMER, Walter GRUNDEN, and Masakatsu YAMAZAKI: Nuclear Weapons Research in Japan during the Second World War


Vol. 14, No. 2 (November 2004)

Articles
Nathan M. BROOKS: Chemistry Laboratories in Russia: 1700-1917
Erwan PENCHÈRE : LÅfÉimination en Algèbre aux XVIIe et XVIIIe Sièles
Kenji ITO: Gender and Physics in Early 20th Century Japan: Yuasa ToshikoÅfs Case
Shuichi MORI: The History of Yunosawa Village and the Leprosy Policy in Japan: A Study of a Free Medical-Treatment Area for Leprosy Patients

Review
Makoto KATSUMORI: Yoshitaka YAMAMOTO, Jiryoku to Jûyoku no Hakken [The Discovery of Magnetism and Gravitation], 3 vols

Notices of Books


Vol. 14, No. 1 (July 2004)

Articles
OKAMOTO Takuji: Percy Williams Bridgman and the Establishment of Theoretical Physics at Harvard
Keiko KAWASHIMA: Birth of Ambition: Madame du ChâteletÅfs Institutions de physique

Note
Piedad YUSTE: Trapezoidal Partition in Old Babylonian Geometry:
A Note about Tablet TMS XXIII

Review
Yukiya MORI: Y. HIRONO, Y. ICHINOKAWA, and M. HAYASHI (eds.), Seimei-Kagaku no Kingendai-Shi (The Modern History of Life Sciences)
News
The 51st Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, May 29 and 30, 2004, at Tokyo Institute of Technology


Vol. 13, No. 3 (March 2004)

Special Issue: History of Medicine and Biology in East Asia

Articles
ZHU Jian-ping: Research on History of Medicine in China in the Last Five Years
Shin DONG-WON: Western Medicine, Korean Government, and Imperialism in Late Nineteenth-Century Korea: The Cases of the Choson Government Hospital and Smallpox Vaccination
Christian OBERLÄNDER: The Rise of Scientific Medicine in Japan: Beriberi as the Driving Force in the Quest for Specific Causes and the Introduction of Bacteriology
Waichiro OMATA: A Short History of Psychiatry in Japan
SUGIYAMA Shigeo: Traditional Kampo Medicine: Unauthenticated in the Meiji Era The Similarity between Two Medicines: Oriental
Noriaki MATSUMURA: Medical Thought of Meridian and Western Medical Knowledge of Nerve
Yoko MATSUBARA: The Reception of Mendelism in Japan, 1900-1920
Makoto HAYASHI: The Beginning of the Japanese Zoological Journal

News
Symposium to Commemorate the Completion of a Trilogy on ÅgThe Historical Theory of Modern ScienceÅh by Prof. Chikara SASAKI


Vol. 13, No. 2 (November 2003)

Articles
Toshihiro YAMADA: Stenian Revolution or Leibnizian Revival?: Constructing Geo-History in the Seventeenth Century
LUO Jianjin: On the Development of the Formulae for Sums of Powers of Integers

Notes
Kazuo MUROI: Expressions of Squaring in Babylonian Mathematics
George M. HOLLENBACK:Another Example of an Implied Pi Value of 3 1/8 in Babylonian Mathematics
K. Srinivasa RAO and G. Vanden BERGHE : Gauss, Ramanujan and Hypergeometric Series Revisited

Document
Oscar SHEYNIN: Mises on Mathematics in Nazi Germany

Notices of Books


Vol. 13, No. 1 (July 2003)

Articles
Ken-ichi MORIMURA: The Role of Special Group Article in Ancient Chinese Medical Prescription Aeronautical Technology for Pilot Safety: Reexamining
Takashi NISHIYAMA: Deck-landing Aircraft in Great Britain, Japan, and the United States

Notes
SHI Yunli: A Note on the Islamic Influence on the Astronomical Instrumentation of the Chosôn Dynasty
Oscar SHEYNIN: Geometric Probability and the Bertrand Paradox
Jens HOYRUP: A Note to Kazuo Muroi, ÅgInheritance Problems in the Susa Mathematical Text No. 26Åh

Reviews
SASAKI Chikara :  Roshdi Rashed, Les Mathématiques Infinitésimales, Vols. 1- 4
MIURA Nobuo: Sasaki Chikara, Dekaruto no Sugaku-Shiso (DescartesÅfs Mathematical Thought)

News
The 50th Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, June 7 and 8, 2003, at Kobe University


Vol. 12, No. 3 (March 2003)

Special Issue: European Imperialism and Development of Modern Technology in Asian Countries: Comparison and Analysis of Their Similarities and Differences

Articles
Tadaaki KIMOTO: European Imperialism and Technological Development in Meiji Japan
Silvana De MAIO: The Development of an Educational System at the Beginning of the Meiji Era: Reference Models from Western Countries Transfer of Agricultural Technology from Imperialist
PARK Sub: Countries to Colonies: With the Focus on the Case of Korea and India
Masanori KAJI: OgawaÅfs Discovery of a New Chemical Element ÅgNipponiumÅh: The Emergence of Modern Chemistry Research in Japan and Its Social Background
MATSUHASHI Toru and SUGIYAMA Shigeo: The Technological Development of the Japanese Plastic Industry Shortly after WW II and the Introduction of Western High Technology

Ordinary Articles
OKAMOTO Takuji:  Uncertainty and Controllability: Bridgman, Dingler, and Dewey
Kazuo MUROI: Mathematical Term Takiltum and Completing the Square in Babylonian Mathematics


Vol. 12, No. 2 (November 2002)

Articles
Wann-Sheng Horng : Sino-Korean Transmission of Mathematical Texts in the 19th Century: A Case Study of Nam Pyong-gilÅfs Kugo Sulyo Tohae
Kunimitsu Nakamura and Tsutomu Matsumoto: Characteristics of Farmers in the Upland Farming Regions (Sericulture Regions) in Eastern Japan as Seen in the Regions where Wasan Mathematicians Were Active in the Late Edo Period
Kazuo Muroi: Expressions of Multiplication in Babylonian Mathematics
Tomohiro Hayashi: LeibnizÅfs Construction of Mathesis Universalis:  A Consideration of the Relationship between the Plan and His Mathematical Contributions
Oscar Sheynin: Simon Newcomb as a Statistician

Review
Takao Hayashi: Krishnaji Shankara Patwardhan, Somashekhara Amrita Naimpally, and Shyam Lal Singh, Lilavati of Bhaskaracarya, A Treatise of Mathematics of Vedic Tradition with rationale in terms of modern mathematics largely based on N. H. PhadkeÅfs Marathi translation of Lilavati


Vol. 12, No. 1 (July 2002)

Articles
Kobayashi Tatsuhiko: What kind of Mathematics and Terminology Was Transmitted into 18th-Century Japan from China
Ryoichi Nakata: The General Principles for Resolving Mechanical Problems in dÅfAlembert, Clairaut and Euler
Daisuke Kanagaya: The Methodology of Plank’s Radiation Theory
Tochinai Fumihiko:  The Methodological Aspect of the “Historicity of Controversies” in the Japanese Geological Community after World War II: The Change of Attitude to Physicochemical Methods before and after the War

Note
Thomas C. Smith: The Kyoto Cyclotron

News
The 49th Annual Meeting of History of Science Society of Japan, May 25 and 26, 2002 at Kanazawa University


Vol. 11, No. 3 (March 2002)

Articles
Georges Métailié: Comparative Study of the Introduction of Modern Botany in Japan and China
Matsunaga Toshio: Evolutionism in Early Twentieth Century Japan
Takehiko Hashimoto: The Contest over the Standard: The Project of the Transpacific Flight and Aeronautical Research in Interwar Japan
Gregory Clancey:  Foreign Knowledge: Cultures of Western Science-Making in Meiji Japan

Note
Dipak Jadhav: The Laws of Logarithms in India

Review
Takehiko Hashimoto: Ian Inkster and Fumihiko Satofuka, eds., Culture and Technology in Modern Japan


Vol. 11, No. 2 (November 2001)

Articles
Shinnichiro Higashi: Penser les mathématiques au XVIe siècle. La philosophie des mathématiques chez Marcantonio Zimara (1475/76-avant 1537)
Oscar Sheynin: Gauss, Bassel and the Adjustment of Triangulation
Yasushi Sato: A Contested Gift of Power: American Assistance to
JapanÅfs Space Launch Vehicle Technology, 1965-1975


Vol. 11, No. 1 (July 2001)

Articles
Roshdi Rashed: Fermat and Algebraic Geometry
Sasaki Chikara: Science and Chrysanthemum: The Paradox of Enlightenment in Imperial Japan
Ivor Grattan-Guinness:  Manifestations of Mathematics in and around the Christianities: Some Examples and Issues
Oscar Sheynin: Social Statistics and Probability Theory in the Nineteenth Century

Obituary
Shozo Motoyama: A Japanese Physicist in Brazil: Prof. Taketani
(1911-2000) and the Brazilian Culture

Review
Shinichiro Higashi: Constance Blackwell, Sachiko Kusukawa, eds., Philosophy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries: Conversations with Aristotle

News
The Annual Meeting of the History of Science Society of Japan, May 26- 27, 2001, at Waseda Univesity, Tokyo

Report on the Activities of the National Committee of Japan and the History of Science Society of Japan

 

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