Science and Islam: a history

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Title

Science and Islam: a history

Author

Masood, Ehsan

Publisher

London: Icon Books, 2009.

Place of Publication

United Kingdom: London

No. of Pages

240 p.

Language

English

Publication Date

20090000

Primary Classification

5.1

Secondary Classification

5.1;1.2

Primary Document Type

b

Table Of Contents

List of illustrations -- A note on language -- Prologue -- 1. The dark age myth -- Pt. I. The Islamic quest -- 2. The coming of the Prophet -- 3. Building Islam -- 4. Baghdad's splendour -- 5. The caliph of science -- 6. The flowering of Andalusia -- 7. Beyond the Abbasids -- Pt. II. Branches of learning -- 8. The best gift from God -- 9. Astronomy: the structured heaven -- 10. Number: the living universe of Islam -- 11. At home in the elements -- 12. Ingenious devices -- Pt. III. Second thoughts -- 13. An endless frontier -- 14. One chapter closes, another begins -- 15. Science and Islam: lessons from history -- Timeline -- Acknowledgements -- Bibliography -- Index

Call Number

BP190.5 .S3 M38 2009

ISBN

9781848310407

Collection

Tags

Citation

“Science and Islam: a history,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed June 18, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/34501.