Arabic Science

The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance

Jim Al-Khalili, "The House of Wisdom: How Arabic Science Saved Ancient Knowledge and Gave Us the Renaissance"
English | ISBN: 0143120565 | 2012 | 336 pages | EPUB | 1 MB
Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science (repost)

Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim Al-Khalili
English | 2010 | ISBN: 1846141613 | ISBN-13: 9781846141614 | 336 pages | EPUB | 37,8 MB
Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science: Ency Hist Arab Science     V 3 [Repost]

Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science: Ency Hist Arab Science V 3 by Roshdi Rashed
English | Dec. 26, 2004 | ISBN: 0415124123 | 368 Pages | PDF | 32.77 MB

The Arabic contribution is fundamental to the history of science, mathematics and technology, but until now no single publication has offered an up-to-date synthesis of knowledge in this area.

Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science, Vol. 2  

Posted by interes at Nov. 21, 2014
Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science, Vol. 2

Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science, Vol. 2 by Rashed R.
English | 1996 | ISBN: 0415124115 | 1119 pages | PDF | 5,7 MB
Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science, Vol. 3: Technology, Alchemy and Life Sciences

Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science, Vol. 3: Technology, Alchemy and Life Sciences
Roshdi Rashed | 2004 | PDF | ISBN: 0415124123 | 368 pages | 34 Mb

Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science  

Posted by interes at Sept. 22, 2013
Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science

Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science by Jim Al-Khalili
English | 2010 | ISBN: 1846141613 | ISBN-13: 9781846141614 | 336 pages | EPUB | 37,8 MB

For over 700 years the international language of science was Arabic. In "Pathfinders", Jim al-Khalili celebrates the forgotten pioneers who helped shape our understanding of the world. All scientists have stood on the shoulders of giants.
The Arabic Version of Euclid's Optics: Edited and Translated with Historical Introduction and Commentary Volume I

The Arabic Version of Euclid's Optics: Edited and Translated with Historical Introduction and Commentary Volume I (Sources in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences) (Volume 1) by Elaheh Kheirandish
English | 1999 | ISBN: 1461271509 | 247 Pages | PDF | 9 MB

Like all classical Greek texts on science, Euclid's works on optics initially came to the West mainly through medieval Arabic texts and commentaries. While several Greek versions of the Optika were discovered and translated as early as the sixteenth century, sorting out what may have been Euclid's original has not been easy.
The Arabic Hermes: From Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science (repost)

"The Arabic Hermes: From Pagan Sage to Prophet of Science" by Kevin Thomas Van Bladel
296 pages | English | 2009 | ISBN: 0195376137 | PDF | 1,4 MB

This is the first major study devoted to the early Arabic reception and adaption of the figure of Hermes Trismegistus, the legendary Egyptian sage to whom were ascribed numerous works on astrology, alchemy, talismans, medicine, and philosophy. Before the more famous Renaissance European reception of the ancient Greek Hermetica, the Arabic tradition about Hermes and the works under his name had been developing and flourishing for seven hundred years. The legendary Egyptian Hermes Trismegistus was renowned in Roman antiquity as an ancient sage whose teachings were represented in books of philosophy and occult science.
BBC-Science and Islam The Language of Science (2009) [Repost]

BBC-Science and Islam The Language of Science (2009) [Repost]
PDTV | AVI | ~3x59 min | XviD 688x384 ~1846 kbps avg | audio: English | Dolby AC3 2 ch ~192 Kbps | 2.52 GB
Documentary, History

Physicist Jim Al-Khalili travels through Syria, Iran, Tunisia and Spain to tell the story of the great leap in scientific knowledge that took place in the Islamic world between the 8th and 14th centuries.
Its legacy is tangible, with terms like algebra, algorithm and alkali all being Arabic in origin and at the very heart of modern science - there would be no modern mathematics or physics without algebra, no computers without algorithms and no chemistry without alkalis.
For Baghdad-born Al-Khalili this is also a personal journey and on his travels he uncovers a diverse and outward-looking culture, fascinated by learning and obsessed with science. From the great mathematician Al-Khwarizmi, who did much to establish the mathematical tradition we now know as algebra, to Ibn Sina, a pioneer of early medicine whose Canon of Medicine was still in use as recently as the 19th century, he pieces together a remarkable story of the often-overlooked achievements of the early medieval Islamic scientists.
The Unity of Science in the Arabic Tradition: Science, Logic, Epistemology and their Interactions

The Unity of Science in the Arabic Tradition: Science, Logic, Epistemology and their Interactions
Springer; 1 edition | July 21, 2008 | ISBN-10: 1402084048 | 490 pages | PDF | 4.3 Mb

This is an impressive contribution both to the history of science and to the history of philosophy… Even for those who are not working in the history of science or philosophy the book is immensely appealing. Just to give an example, I was struck by the link between lemmata and middle terms.