Article ID: CBB001250693

To Study the Scientific Spirit in the Early Qing-Dynasty from the Communication of Chinese Mathematicians Using Trigonometry (2011)

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Dong, Jie (Author)
Zhang, Wei (Author)


Nei Menggu Shifan Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue Ban)
Volume: 40, no. 4
Issue: 4
Pages: 427-432


Publication Date: 2011
Edition Details: [Translated title.] In Chinese.
Language: Chinese

In the late Ming Dynasty, the West trigonometry was brought into China through Chong Zhen Li Shu, but it was emphasized on the application and calculation with lack of proofs. In the early Qing Dynasty, the Chinese mathematicians accepted and learned the West trigonometric knowledge, meanwhile, they complemented the trigonometric formulas and principles which were short of proofs one by one. They simplified the proofs and application of the trigonometric formulas step by step. Also, the Chinese mathematicians tried their best to use the proper methods for the reconstruction of the western trigonometry. Based on the study of communication process of the Chinese mathematicians on the trigonometry in the early Qing dynasty, it is found out that Chinese mathematicians had the communication between Chinese and western mathematics as their goal, to explore the inherent principles of mathematics and to combine Chinese with western mathematics as their responsibility. Their work has manifested realistic and pragmatic Spirits.

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Authors & Contributors
Günergun, Feza
Baytop, Asuman
Tian, Miao
Jami, Catherine
Ihsanoglu, Ekmeleddin
Kaçar, Mustafa
Journals
Nei Menggu Shifan Daxue Xuebao (Ziran Kexue Ban)
East Asian Science, Technology, and Medicine
Guangxi Minzu Xueyuan Xuebao
Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
Zhongguo Keji Shiliao (China Historical Materials of Science and Technology)
Kexue Jishu yu Bianzhengfa (Science, Technology, and Dialectics)
Publishers
Istanbul University
Oxford University Press
Springer
Concepts
Transmission of ideas
Cross-cultural interaction; cultural influence
East Asia, civilization and culture
Mathematics
Trigonometry
Geology
People
Efendi, Hekimbasi Salih
Tertemiz, Serafettin Tevfik
Huygens, Constantijn
Euclid
Faraday, Michael
Fang, Yizhi
Time Periods
Qing dynasty (China, 1644-1912)
19th century
Ming dynasty (China, 1368-1644)
17th century
18th century
20th century, early
Places
China
Turkey
Ottoman Empire
Iran
Europe
Kerala (India)
Institutions
Jesuits (Society of Jesus)
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