Joseph Needham

Joseph Needham was a British scientist, historian, and sinologist known for his research and writings on the history of Chinese science and technology. He is best known for his multi-volume work 'Science and Civilisation in China'.


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  1. 1. Science and Civilisation in China

    "Science and Civilisation in China" is a comprehensive and authoritative series that explores the history of Chinese science, technology, and medicine. The series delves into the significant contributions China has made in various scientific fields, including astronomy, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and medical science, among others. The author also examines the cultural, philosophical, and social contexts in which these scientific advancements took place, providing a holistic view of China's scientific history and its impact on the world.

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