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Colette Diény

de la cosmologic occidentale. M. N. dit a son sujet : "It proved more objectionable than Copernican heliocentricism". Notons qu'inversement t le systeme des Cinq Elements paraissait tout aussi incongru au P. Trigault, form6 à 1'ecole des Quatre Elements d'Aristote (cf. M. J. Needham, o. c., vol. III

Achim Mittag

provides an explanation of the paradox, why the overwhelming majority of Shijing scholars from Yuan to Qing clung to the traditional hermeneutics even though the Shi jizhuan constituted the orthodox interpretation since 1315. Zhu Xi's "Copernican Revolution" and the "Music to the Odes" in the Song dynasty

Donald Keene

begin with the words, "Since the Chinese are basically like animals ...." 4) KT, p. 14. 361 classics For example, the introduction of the heliocentric Copernican theory confirmed the importance given to the Sun Goddess by the ancient teachings, and even the use of a solar calendar was proof of the

N. Sivin

, offering technicians security in a hierarchy which had nothing to gain from theory? Was it, as in Europe between Plato and the Copernican Revolution, the vested interests of philosophers ? In China too did they reserve to themselves the right to reason out what the universe was like, and leave to

de Jong

, the precursor of the Jaffna College. In Batticota the students were taught among other sciences the Copernican heliocentric astronomy which conflicted with the Puranic teachings. The superiority of Western learning was proved by the eclipse of 20 March 1829. The Rev. Daniel Poor, principal of

de Jong

colleges of which the most famous was the Batticota Seminary, the precursor of the Jaffna College. In Batticota the students were taught among other sciences the Copernican heliocentric astronomy which conflicted with the Puranic teachings. The superiority of Western learning was proved by the eclipse of

Ann Blair

late 17th century, and the latter was never printed. The Jesuits also translated and printed about 120 books on scientific topics, but omitted many topics of current debate in Europe such as Copernicanism. Travel narratives were often fanciful; it was principally Matteo Ricci’s writings which conveyed

Roberta Bivins

Illustrations from the Renaissance and Eighteenth Century’ Medicine and the Five Senses 1993 Cambridge Cambridge University Press 85 121 Kemp M. Baigrie B. ‘Temples of the Body and Temples of the Cosmos: Vision and Visualisation in the Vesalian and Copernican Revolutions

Hanneder

control, old networks of vast circulation and readership were as yet intact” (p. 413). In fact the speed of distribution as well as the intellectual force of some debates is stunning. Minkowski has recently described the case of the “Indian version of the Copernican Revolution”, that is, a debate raging

Mark Hobart

Copernican in TV land” www.berubah.org, Accessed 26th December (2005) Foucault, M., (1970) The order of things: an archaeology of the human sciences. London: Tavistock. —— (1977a) “Intellectuals and power” In Language, counter-memory, practice: selected essays and interviews by Michel Foucault , ed. D