Item description for Knowledge Across Cultures: A Contribution to Dialogue Among Civilizations by Ruth Hayhoe...
This book gives voice to outstanding scholars from three major Eastern civilizations -- Chinese, Arabic, and Indian -- who have entered into dialogue with equally distinguished scholars from the West. The themes of the book include challenges to knowledge in the late modern era; Eastern contributions to scientific knowledge; knowledge transfer across regions and civilizations; indigenous knowledge and modern education; and past and present influences from China. The book will contribute to an ongoing dialogue among civilizations and enhance mutual understanding in the increasingly globalized society of the 21st century.
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Studio: University of Hong Kong
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.44" Width: 6.58" Height: 0.88" Weight: 1.5 lbs.
Publisher University of Washington Press
ISBN 9628093738 ISBN13 9789628093731
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More About Ruth Hayhoe
Dr. Ruth Hayhoe is a professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, and an award-winning author of a number of scholarly books about China's universities and educational relations between China and Western countries.