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Islamic science and the making of the European Renaissance

Saliba, George.

Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press c2007

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  • Title:
    Islamic science and the making of the European Renaissance
  • Author/Creator: Saliba, George.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press
  • Creation Date: c2007
  • Language: English
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (328 p.).
  • Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-305) and index.
  • Subjects: Science -- Islamic countries -- History; Islam and science; Science, Medieval; Civilization, Western -- Islamic influences
  • Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. [289]-305) and index.
  • Contents: The Islamic scientific tradition : question of beginnings I
    The Islamic scientific tradition : question of beginnings II
    Encounter with the Greek scientific tradition
    Islamic astronomy defines itself : the critical innovations
    Science between philosophy and religion : the case of astronomy
    Islamic science and Renaissance Europe : the Copernican connection
    Age of decline : the fecundity of astronomical thought.
  • OCLC Number: 243606365
  • Identifier: ISBN1-282-09828-4;ISBN9786612098284;ISBN0-262-28288-7