Eastern Natural Philosophers

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*Su Song, 1020-1101; b. near Quanzhou
 
*Su Song, 1020-1101; b. near Quanzhou
 
*Tao Hungching (Tao Hongjing, Tao Hongming), 452-536
 
*Tao Hungching (Tao Hongjing, Tao Hongming), 452-536
*Tamba no Kaneyasu,<ref name="tamba">Alternatively Tanba</ref> ?
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*Tamba<ref name="tamba">Alternatively Tanba</ref> no Kaneyasu, ?
*Tamba no Masatada,<ref name="tamba" /> 1021-1088
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*Tamba<ref name="tamba" /> no Masatada, 1021-1088
*Tamba no Yasuyori<ref name="tamba" /> (丹波康頼), 912-995, b. Tamba
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*Tamba<ref name="tamba" /> no Yasuyori (丹波康頼), 912-995, b. Tamba
 
*Wang Bing (Qixuanzi, Wang Taipu, Wang Ping), fl. 762
 
*Wang Bing (Qixuanzi, Wang Taipu, Wang Ping), fl. 762
 
*Wang Shuho (王叔和) (Wang Xi), c. 180-270; b. Jining
 
*Wang Shuho (王叔和) (Wang Xi), c. 180-270; b. Jining

Revision as of 19:47, 12 April 2015

As there was little formality among subjects until recent times, the categories below are adjectival. And because many Eastern natural philosophers were polymaths, some listings are in multiple categories. All years are anno domini (AD) unless otherwise noted; date preceded by b. is born, c. is approximate, fl. is flourished, and d. is died. Luminary name rendered in Latin or English or both is shown in parentheses. This page is still in development phase.

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Astronomical

  • Aryabhata, 476 - 550; b. Taregana, Bihar
  • Chen Zhuo, fl. 3rd century
  • Jang Yeong-sil, f. early 1400s; b. Joseon (Korea)
  • Kamo no Tadayuki, fl. 10th century
  • Kamo no Yasunori (賀茂の保憲), 917-977
  • Kamo no Mitsuyoshi, fl. 10th century
  • Kau Shen, 1031 - 1095; b. Ch'ien-t'ang
  • Liu Zhuo, 544—610; fl. ?
  • Shen Kuo, 1031 - 1095; b. Qiantang (Hangzhou)
  • Su Song, 1020 - 1101; b. near Quanzhou
  • Wang Chong, 27 - c. 100; b. Shangyu, Zhejiang
  • Yi Xing (I Hsing, born Zhang Sui), 683 - 727; fl. Chang'an
  • Zhang Heng, 78 - 139; b. Xi'e (near modern Nanyang City)
  • Zhang Sixun (Chang Ssu-hsun); fl. 10th century

Biological / Botanical / Zoological

  • Esai (明菴栄西), 1141-1215; b. Bitchu; fl. remote Kyushu
  • Hsi Ling-Shih (Leizu); fl. 2640 BC
  • Li Shizhen (Li Shih-chen, Dongbi), 1518 - 1593; fl. Beijing

Chemical / Alchemical

  • Tsai Lun (Cai Lun), c. 50 - 121; b. Leiyang, Hunan
  • Tseng Kung Liang (Zeng Gung-lyang), fl. c. 1040
  • Shi-Dun, fl. 105

Geological / Geographical

  • Li Shizhen (Li Shih-chen, Dongbi), 1518 - 1593; fl. Beijing
  • Shen Kuo, 1031 - 1095; b. Qiantang (Hangzhou)
  • Su Song, 1020 - 1101; b. near Quanzhou
  • Zhang Heng, 78 - 139; b. Xi'e (near modern Nanyang City)

Medical / Physiological / Anatomical

  • Abe no Manao, fl. 8th-9th century
  • Bian Que (Bian Qiao or Pien Chiao), c. 700 BC
  • Chen Chuan, fl. 643
  • Fukane Sukehito (Fukae Hojin), fl. 920
  • Heo Jun, 1537/39-1615; b. Joseon (Korea)
  • Izumo no Hirosada, fl. 800s
  • Kajiwara Shozen, 1265-1337
  • Li Shizhen (Li Shih-chen, Dongbi), 1518-1593; fl. Beijing
  • Majima Seigan, d. 1379
  • Mi Huangfu (皇甫謐), c. 215-282; b. Gansu province
  • Su Song, 1020-1101; b. near Quanzhou
  • Tao Hungching (Tao Hongjing, Tao Hongming), 452-536
  • Tamba[1] no Kaneyasu, ?
  • Tamba[1] no Masatada, 1021-1088
  • Tamba[1] no Yasuyori (丹波康頼), 912-995, b. Tamba
  • Wang Bing (Qixuanzi, Wang Taipu, Wang Ping), fl. 762
  • Wang Shuho (王叔和) (Wang Xi), c. 180-270; b. Jining
  • Yurin, fl. 1368
  • Zhang Zhongjing (Chang Chung-ching), 150-219; b. Nanyang, fl. Changsha

Physical / Mechanical

See also

Foot Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Alternatively Tanba
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