Foreseen More than a Century─Grand Vision Regarding Science and Technology from the Dream of Red Chamber
Cross-disciplinary integration is one of the most important strategies for current education and technologies development. Although literary creation and technology have always belonged to different disciplines, they have far-reaching effects on each other. This paper addresses the influence of the grand vision regarding science and technology in series of novels during the late period of the Qing Dynasty. Scholars at that time have a very strong technological vision and literary creativity. Through observing serial novels in Shanghai at that time, we learn that the demand for a large number of popular literary markets in the Beijing-Tianjin region did cause such works to be released one after another. Therefore, we should re-observe the officer’s mind and people’s mind during the late period of the Qing Dynasty, and strive to integrate literary thoughts and scientific education in the future world. At the same time, in a cross-disciplinary integrated knowledge system, we need to jointly develop and practice the infinite creative value of life.
KeywordsCross-domain integration Dream of red chamber New Stone
This work was supported in part by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan, R.O.C., under Contracts MOST 106-2511-S-259-001-MY3.
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