Asia, Europe, and the Emergence of Modern Science

Knowledge Crossing Boundaries

  • Editors
  • Arun Bala

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Arun Bala
      Pages 1-9
  3. Toward Dialogical History

  4. Science, Rationality, and Intercultural Dialogue

  5. Forging New Knowledge

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 271-282

About this book


This volume brings together essays from leading thinkers to examine what role Asian traditions of knowledge played in the rise of modern science in Europe, the implications this has for the epistemology of science, and whether pre-modern Asian traditions can provide resources for advancing scientific knowledge in future.


Europe history revolution

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2012
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-44083-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-137-03173-0
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