The Classical Heritage in Islam
The works and ideas of classical antiquity had an enormous influence on Islam, not only in its philosophy, science and medicine but also in its religious disciplines. "The Classical Heritage in Islam" presents a collection of texts which reveal the extent and character of Muslim acquaintance with Hellenistic civilization and demonstrate the ways that Greek heritage influenced later Muslim thought.
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WHAT WAS TRANSLATED?
Manuscripts and textual criticism
Biographies of Greek scholars
The history of scholarship among the Greeks
A characterization of the Byzantines
THE CLASSIFICATION OF
The problem of movement
Views on the vacuum
Even and odd numbers
The earth does not move
Islam and the sciences
The scientific method of research
The use of logic
Eudaimonia as the goal of ethics
Excerpts from a general survey of ethics
The nature of pleasure
The Islamic ideal state
The First Cause
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