The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

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Salim Ayduz, Ibrahim Kalin, Caner Dagli
Oxford University Press, May 8, 2014 - Religion - 1152 pages
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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam provides both an overview and a comprehensive and detailed survey of the main features of philosophy, science, medicine and technology in the Muslim world. The level of entries are scholarly, based on primary and secondary sources, and aimed at advanced students of Islamic philosophy and science. The selection of entries as well as their content reflect the highest academic standards and most recent research in the field, providing scholars and advanced students with in-depth surveys on the most important issues in the study of these topics, serving as the authoritative reference work on this important area of research.
 

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Contents

A
1
B
85
C
121
D
169
E
187
F
231
G
245
H
283
O
87
P
103
Q
153
R
177
S
213
T
309
U
393
V
411

I
299
J
421
K
431
L
471
M
497
N
69
W
419
YZ
449
Topical Outline of Entries
463
Directory of Contributors
469
Index
477
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Ibrahim Kalin is a faculty member at the Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown University. Kalin has published widely on Islamic philosophy and the relations between Islam and the West. His book Knowledge in Later Islamic Philosophy: Mulla Sadra on Existence, Intellect and Intuition was published in 2010 with OUP, and his book Islam and the West was awarded the 2007 Writers Association of Turkey award for best book. He has contributed to several encyclopedias including MacMillan Encyclopedia of Philosophy 2nd Edition, Encyclopedia of Religion 2nd Edition, Biographical Encyclopedia of Islamic Philosophy and the Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World. Kalin has lectured on contemporary issues in various parts of the world and has traveled extensively in both Islamic and Western countries. Before joining Georgetown University, he was a faculty member at the Department of Religious Studies at the College of the Holy Cross. Kalin is also the founding director of the SETA Foundation for Political, Economic and Social Research based in Ankara, Turkey.

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