Questions tagged [islamic-science]

Science from the so-called Islamic Golden Age, roughly the 8th through the 12th century, and including scholars such as Al-Kwarizmi, Ibn al-Haytham (Alhazan), and Jābir ibn Hayyān.

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I'm looking for books of Muslim scholars/scientists who have had some influence in the devolopment of modern science

In the Golden Age of Islam, Muslim scholars and scientists wrote a lot of books and manuscripts in many sciences such as medicine. My question is, are there any books which have had some longer (or ...
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Did ancient/medieval non-European cultures have a concept of energy? If so, what are the similarities and differences to the modern concept?

For example, do we find something related to the modern energy concept in Ancient China, Ancient India, or the Islamic Golden Age? Among "similarities and differences", conservation is obviously ...
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Was ibn Sina the only Muslim physician who influenced modern medicine?

Well when it comes to Muslim scholars who had influence in medicine the major books and scholars which are referred to is ibn Sina and his Canon القانون في الطب. But many other Muslim scholars have ...