China's Opposition to Western Science during Late Ming and Early Ch'ing

@article{Wong1963ChinasOT,
  title={China's Opposition to Western Science during Late Ming and Early Ch'ing},
  author={George H. C. Wong},
  journal={Isis},
  year={1963},
  volume={54},
  pages={29 - 49}
}
discussions on human nature instead of an practical knowledge, this subject began to become weak.... Consequently, Western [mathematics] came to take its place. . . . Although it is permissible to say that Ming mathematicians were not like the Westerners, it cannot be said that ancient people were all unlike the Westerners [regarding mathematics]. ... If scholars would only examine systematically one by one the works on mathematics handed down through the last two thousand years, then they… 

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