Category Archives: Science Studies

Madness in Late Imperial China

A review of Mad Acts, Mad Speech, and Mad People in Late Imperial Chinese Law and Medicine, by FABIEN SIMONIS. In the spirit of Paul…

Sex, Eugenics, Aesthetics, Utopia

A review of Sex, Eugenics, Aesthetics, Utopia in the Life and Work of Zhang Jingsheng (1888-1970), by LEON ANTONIO ROCHA.  In 1927, a popular science author wrote…

Buddhists Discuss Science in Modern China

A review of Buddhists Discuss Science in Modern China (1895-1949), by ERIK J HAMMERSTROM.  Buddhists Discuss Science in Modern China is an innovative and fascinating exploration of the many…