The history and philosophy of Islamic science

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Title

The history and philosophy of Islamic science

Author

Bakar, Osman

Publisher

Cambridge, UK: Islamic Texts Society, 1999.

Place of Publication

United Kingdom: Cambridge

No. of Pages

266 p.

Language

English

Publication Date

19990000

Primary Classification

5.1

Secondary Classification

5.1;1.2

Primary Document Type

b

Table Of Contents

Preface -- Pt. 1. The epistemological foundation of Islamic science -- Ch. 1. Religious consciousness and the scientific spirit in Islamic tradition -- Ch. 2. The question of methodology in Islamic science -- Ch. 3. The place of doubt in Islamic epistemology: al-Ghazzali's philosophical experience -- Pt. 2. Man, nature, and god in Islamic science -- Ch. 4. The unity of science and spiritual knowledge: the Islamic experience -- Ch. 5. The atomistic conception of nature in Ash'arite theology -- Ch. 6. An introduction to the philosophy of Islamic medicine -- Pt. 3. Islamic science and the west -- Ch. 7. The influence of Islamic science on medieval Christian conceptions of nature -- Ch. 8. 'Umar Khayyam's criticism of Euclid's theory of parallels -- Pt. 4. Islam and modern science -- Ch. 9. Islam and bioethics -- Ch. 10. Muslim intellectual responses to modern science -- Ch. 11. Islam, science and technology: past glory, present predicaments, and the shaping of the future -- Appendix. Designing a sound syllabus for courses on philosophy of applied and engineering sciences in a 21st century Islamic university -- Index

Call Number

BP190.5 .S3 O86 1999

ISBN

9780946621835

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Citation

“The history and philosophy of Islamic science,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed July 22, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/33641.