Science and Islam

Author: Muẓaffar Iqbāl

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

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Category: Religion

Page: 233

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Provides a clear, authentic, and scholarly account of the various aspects of the relationship between Islam and science

Science and Islam (Icon Science)

A History

Author: Ehsan Masood

Publisher: Icon Science

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 256

View: 712

Long before the European Enlightenment, scholars and researchers working from Samarkand in modern-day Uzbekistan to Cordoba in Spain advanced our knowledge of astronomy, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, medicine and philosophy. From Musa al-Khwarizmi who developed algebra in 9th century Baghdad to al-Jazari, a 13th-century Turkish engineer whose achievements include the crank, the camshaft and the reciprocating piston, Ehsan Masood tells the amazing story of one of history’s most misunderstood yet rich and fertile periods in science, via the scholars, research, and science of the Islamic empires of the middle ages.

Science Under Islam

Rise, Decline and Revival

Author: Sayyed M. Deen

Publisher: Lulu.com

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Category: Religion

Page: 262

View: 543

The book describes the rise of science (and technology) in the Islamic Golden Age, examines the causes that led to its decline, reviews failed later attempts for its revival and finally discusses social and religious reformation needed for it to flourish in contemporary Muslim societies. Social reformation covers rule of law, democratic infra-structure and human-rights, while religious reformation involves the reinterpretation of scripture. It is argued that without such a social and religious reformation, Muslims (a quarter of the earth's population) will be less able to participate in the science-driven 21st century world. Note that Muslim leaders in the UK and elsewhere are not addressing the need of such an essential reformation, without which, Muslims as a people will remain in a limbo and thus continue to be vulnerable to extremist ideas. Therefore this book should be a must for all those interested in the creation of a harmonious one-world. Look at www.scienceunderislam.com for more information.

Science and Technology in Islam: The exact and natural sciences

Author: A. Y. Al-Hassan

Publisher: UNESCO

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Category: Islam and science

Page: 527

View: 542

Research into Islamic science and technology is still in is early stages, but there is now sufficient material available for a preliminary study. Volume IV is intended to fill a gap which deserves a major multi-volume work. Part I is a review of the history of science in Islam. It deals with the contribution of Islamic civilization to mathematics, astronomy, and physics, which have long been acknowledged, but also advances made by Muslim scientitsts in the fields of cosmology, geology and mineralogy, zoology, veterinary science and botany.

Said Nursi and Science in Islam

Character Building through Nursi’s Mana-i harfi

Author: Necati Aydin

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 216

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This book examines how the prominent Muslim scholar Said Nursi developed an integrative approach to faith and science known as "the other indicative" (mana-i harfi) and explores how his aim to reconcile two academic disciplines, often at odds with one another, could be useful in an educational context. The book opens by examining Nursi’s evolving thought with regards to secular ideology and modern science. It then utilizes the mana-i harfi approach to address a number of issues, including truth and certainty, the relationship between knowledge and worldview formation, and the meaning of beings and life. Finally, it offers a seven-dimensional knowledge approach to derive meaning and build good character through understanding scientific knowledge in the mana-i harfi perspective. This book offers a unique perspective on one of recent Islam’s most influential figures, and also offers suggestions for teaching religion and science in a more nuanced way. It is, therefore, a great resource for scholars of Islam, religion and science, Middle East studies, and educational studies.

Science and Technology in Islam: Technology and applied sciences

Author: A. Y. Al-Hassan

Publisher: UNESCO

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Category: Islam and science

Page: 726

View: 668

Part II deals with agricultural science, alchemy, chemistry and chemical technology, mining and metallurgy military technology, textiles and manufacturing industries, mechanical technology, civil engineering, navigation and ship-building, medicine and pharmacy. Historians of Islamic science tend to limit their studies to the period up to the 16tb century but, Part II of this volume also deals with the continuation of science and technology in the Ottoman Empire, India and Iran.

Islam and Science - الإسلام و العلم 2

Author: Pro. Dr. M.G. El-Fandy

Publisher: IslamKotob

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This book provided by Islamkotob.com as public domain book to share Islamic knowledge.If you have benefited from the book please donate to the publisher using Bitcoin 1KabbwfAuLBCRYD8xGQkEvUkXCbpzBgvdR If you have any comments on published book contact info [at] islamkotob.com

Contemporary Issues in Islam and Science

Author: Taylor & Francis Group

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 520

View: 444

The articles selected for this volume explore emergent issues in the contemporary relationship between Islam and science and present studies of eight major voices in the discourse. Also included is a section on the operationalization of Islamic science in the modern world and a section on studies in traditional Islamic cosmology.

Islam And Science

Author: M.H. Syed

Publisher: Anmol Publications PVT. LTD.

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Category: Islam and science

Page: 254

View: 268

Islam Is A Scientific And Progressive Religion, But Most People Do Not Know About It Authentically. Contrary To The Common Belief, Islamic Ideology Is Based On Reason And Logic. Muslims Have Contributed A Lot To The Growth Of Science And Technology But, It Remains A Lesser Known Fact. This Comprehensive And Exhaustive Study Is An Effort In The Direction Of Revealing The Veiled Facts And Unveiling The Truth. It Brings To Light Islam S Radical Approach To Science And Knowledge. This Book Is Bound To Prove To Be An Asset For Scholars, Student And General Readers, Alike.

An Illusion of Harmony

Science and Religion in Islam

Author: Taner Edis

Publisher:

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Category: Religion

Page: 265

View: 127

Current discussions in the West on the relation of science and religion focus mainly on science's uneasy relationship with the traditional Judeo-Christian view of life. But a parallel controversy exists in the Muslim world regarding ways to integrate science with Islam. As physicist Taner Edis shows in this fascinating glimpse into contemporary Muslim culture, a good deal of popular writing in Muslim societies attempts to address such perplexing questions as: • Is Islam a "scientific religion"? • Were the discoveries of modern science foreshadowed in the Quran? • Are intelligent design conjectures more appealing to the Muslim perspective than Darwinian explanations? Edis examines the range of Muslim thinking about science and Islam, from blatantly pseudoscientific fantasies to comparatively sophisticated efforts to "Islamize science." From the world's strongest creationist movements to bizarre science-in-the-Quran apologetics, popular Muslim approaches promote a view of natural science as a mere fact-collecting activity that coexists in near-perfect harmony with literal-minded faith. Since Muslims are keenly aware that science and technology have been the keys to Western success, they are eager to harness technology to achieve a Muslim version of modernity. Yet at the same time, they are reluctant to allow science to become independent of religion and are suspicious of Western secularization. Edis examines all of these conflicting trends, revealing the difficulties facing Muslim societies trying to adapt to the modern technological world. His discussions of both the parallels and the differences between Western and Muslim attempts to harmonize science and religion make for a unique and intriguing contribution to this continuing debate.

Islamic Perspectives on Science

Knowledge and Responsibility

Author: Ali Ünal

Publisher: Tughra Books

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 137

View: 291

Aiming to unveil the revelation that Islam is a religion that encourages and supports scientific research, this collection of essays by Muslim scholars focuses on the importance of the universe in Islamic tradition. The contributors offer extensive historical and doctrinal evidence that reveals the harmony between Islam and positive sciences.

Science and Islam (Icon Science)

A History

Author: Ehsan Masood

Publisher: Icon Books

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 256

View: 137

Long before the European Enlightenment, scholars and researchers working from Samarkand in modern-day Uzbekistan to Cordoba in Spain advanced our knowledge of astronomy, chemistry, engineering, mathematics, medicine and philosophy. From Musa al-Khwarizmi who developed algebra in 9th century Baghdad to al-Jazari, a 13th-century Turkish engineer whose achievements include the crank, the camshaft and the reciprocating piston, Ehsan Masood tells the amazing story of one of history’s most misunderstood yet rich and fertile periods in science, via the scholars, research, and science of the Islamic empires of the middle ages.

Islam and Science, Medicine, and Technology

Author: Sally Ganchy

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN:

Category: Social Science

Page: 64

View: 762

Introduces islamic innovations ranging from the astrolabe to the scientific method.

Science in Medieval Islam

An Illustrated Introduction

Author: Howard R. Turner

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN:

Category: Science

Page: 288

View: 780

During the Golden Age of Islam (seventh through seventeenth centuries A.D.), Muslim philosophers and poets, artists and scientists, princes and laborers created a unique culture that has influenced societies on every continent. This book offers a fully illustrated, highly accessible introduction to an important aspect of that culture—the scientific achievements of medieval Islam. Howard Turner opens with a historical overview of the spread of Islamic civilization from the Arabian peninsula eastward to India and westward across northern Africa into Spain. He describes how a passion for knowledge led the Muslims during their centuries of empire-building to assimilate and expand the scientific knowledge of older cultures, including those of Greece, India, and China. He explores medieval Islamic accomplishments in cosmology, mathematics, astronomy, astrology, geography, medicine, natural sciences, alchemy, and optics. He also indicates the ways in which Muslim scientific achievement influenced the advance of science in the Western world from the Renaissance to the modern era. This survey of historic Muslim scientific achievements offers students and general readers a window into one of the world's great cultures, one which is experiencing a remarkable resurgence as a religious, political, and social force in our own time.

Studies in the Making of Islamic Science

Knowledge in Motion

Author: Muzaffar Iqbal

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing

ISBN:

Category: History

Page: 552

View: 443

Brings together the most important influential articles dealing with various aspects of the relationship between Islam and science. It sheds new light on historical links between modern science and the Islamic scientific tradition and also includes special studies on major voices in Islam and science discourse.

Islam and Science

The Intellectual Career of Nīẓām Al-Dīn Al-Nīsābūrī

Author: Robert G. Morrison

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Religion

Page: 301

View: 366

This book is the first rigourous attempt to explain the cross-fertilization of scientific and religious thought in Islamic civilization.

Jihad for Science

The Challenge of Modernity in the Muslim World, 1850 to the Arab Sprin

Author: John W. Livingston

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category: Islam and science

Page: 460

View: 745

The title of this volume implies two things: the greatness of the scientific tradition that Muslims had lost, and the power of the West, in whose threatening shadow reformers now labored to modernize in order to defend themselves against those very powers they were taking as models. Copernicus and Darwin were the names that dominated the debate on science, whose arguments and rebuttals were published mainly in the religious and secular journals in Cairo and Beirut from the 1870s. Analysis and interpretation of this literature shows the hope that Arab reformers had of duplicating the Japanese success, followed by the despair when success was denied. A cultural malaise festered from generations of despair, defeat and foreign occupation, and this feeling transmogrified after 1967 to a psychosis in a significant number of secular writers, educators and religious reformers. The great debate on assimilating science was turned inward where defensive mechanisms of denial spun out perversions of science: the Quran becoming a thesaurus of science; and a more extreme derivative of that, something called "Islamic Science," arising as an alternate science that was to be in harmony with the Quran, Shari�a and Muslim belief. This volume reveals the undermining effect of European imperialism on western-oriented religious reformers and secular intellectuals, for whom science and political reform went together, and concludes with a chapter on the state of science in contemporary Muslim societies and the efforts to institutionalize science (before the upheavals of 2011) so as to bring to life an authentic and indigenous culture that would sustain scientific study and research as autonomous pursuits

Philosophy and Science in the Islamic World

Author: C. A. Qadir

Publisher: Other

ISBN:

Category: Islam

Page: 218

View: 511

The basis of Muslim philosophy and science is the instruction embedded in the Quran. At an early date this tradition was enlarged and strengthened by the infiltration into Muslim culture of Greek philosophy and science through the translation of Greek classics by Muslims. The Indian tradition of thought also made its contribution. This book traces the development and interaction of these strands in Muslim thinking. The author is concerned to show both how philosophy and science are related to specifically religious thought, and how they have made distinctive contributions to method and discovery.