Needham, Joseph, et al., Science and Civilization in China. Multi-vols. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1954-.
Contents: Contents/ List of illustrations/ List of maps/ List of Tables/ List of abbreviations/ Author's note/ 1.Introduction/ 2.An overview of mining in China/ 3.Sources/ 4.Deposits/ 5.The products of Chinese mining/ 6.Prospecting and exploration/ 7.Placer mining and surface mining/ 8.Underground mining/ 9.Ore dressing/ 10.The copper precipitation process/ 11.Labour, capital and mining technology/ 12.The state and mining technology/ 13.Conclusions/ 14.Bibliographies/ 15.General index/ 15.Table of Chineses dynasties/ 16.Romanization convertion tables.
Contents: Foreword, J. Needham/ Preface/ SECTION 49: LANGUAGE AND LOGIC IN TRADITIONAL CHINA/ A: METHOD: 1. Methodological remarks/ 2. The history of the study of classical Chinese language and logic in the West/ B: TYPOLOGY: 1. The place of Chinese among East Asian languages/ 2. Spoken Chinese and the semiotics of Chinese characters/ 3. Traditional Chinese comments on language/ 4. The art of definition/ 5. Dictionaries in traditional China/ 6. The art of grammar in traditional China/ 7. The art of literacy in traditional China/ C: LOGIC: 1. Negation and the law of double negation in classical Chinese/ 2. Logical sentence connectives/ 3. Logical quantifiers/ 4. Lexical and grammatical categories/ 5. Logical and grammatical explicitness/ 6. Logical and grammatical complexity in classical Chinese/ D: SENTENCES: 1. Punctuation and the concept of a sentence/ 2. The concept of meaning/ 3. The concept of truth/ 4. The concept of necessity/ 5. The concept of contradiction/ 6. The concept of a class/ 7. Abstraction and the concept of a property/ 8. The concept of subsumption/ 9. The concepts of knowledge and belief/ E: RATIONALITY: 1. Argumentation and rationality in early China/ 2. Some forms of argument in ancient China/ F: HUI SHIH: 1. Teng Hsi and Hui Shih/ 2. Kungsun Lung and the White Horse dialogue/ Appendix to 2. The mass noun hypothesis and the part-whole analysis of the White Horse dialogue/ 3. Hsun Tzu's Logic/ 4. Later Mohist logic/ 5. Chinese reactions to ancient Chinese disputation and logic/ 6. Logical thought in the 3rd century/ G: BUDDHIST LOGIC: 1. History of Buddhist logic/ 2. The system of Buddhist logic/ 3. The argument for consciousness only/ 4. The translation of logic from Sanskrit to Chinese/ 5. Contrasts between Yin Ming and Aristotelian logic/ CONCLUDING REFLECTIONS/ Bibliography/ Index.