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The Resource Revealed sciences : the natural sciences in Islam in seventeenth-century Morocco, Justin K. Stearns, New York University-Abu Dhabi

Revealed sciences : the natural sciences in Islam in seventeenth-century Morocco, Justin K. Stearns, New York University-Abu Dhabi

Label
Revealed sciences : the natural sciences in Islam in seventeenth-century Morocco
Title
Revealed sciences
Title remainder
the natural sciences in Islam in seventeenth-century Morocco
Statement of responsibility
Justin K. Stearns, New York University-Abu Dhabi
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Introduction Narratives of Science, Old and New Overview For this book to tell its story another needs to be untold. This is because the seismic political and intellectual changes that took place globally in the nineteenth to twentieth centuries during successive stages of European colonial and economic expansion and the subsequent periods of decolonization and globalization have profoundly shaped our understandings of the preceding centuries.1 It has frequently been argued that modernity itself emerged in connection with industrialization in the long European century that began in the eighteenth century with European colonial adventures into the Middle East and Africa and ended with a world war in 1914-18, although it is far less clear what this actually means.2 Today, to attempt to reconstruct the pre-modern, pre-industrial societies before this century requires a considerable feat of imagination"--
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DLC
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1974-
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Stearns, Justin K.
Dewey number
509.6409/032
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
Q127.M8
LC item number
S74 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Science
  • Science
  • HISTORY / Middle East / General
  • Islam and science
  • Learning and scholarship
  • Science
  • Morocco
Label
Revealed sciences : the natural sciences in Islam in seventeenth-century Morocco, Justin K. Stearns, New York University-Abu Dhabi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Legalizing Science: The Authority of the Natural Sciences in Islamic Law
  • Excursus: Kuhn and the History of Science in Islamicate Societies
  • 4.
  • Writing the Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Excursus: Sufism and the Spiritual Life or Balancing the Exoteric and Esoteric Sciences
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 1.
  • A Landscape of Learning in the Far West
  • Excursus: The Poverty of Intellectual History as a Series of Great Men
  • 2.
  • Constructing Knowledge in Morocco between the Sixteenth and Eighteenth Centuries
  • Excursus: The Horizons of Causality or How to Think about Causes, Nature, and Ghosts of Scientific Methods
  • 3.
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT1223012024
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 303 pages
Isbn
9781107065574
Lccn
2021027032
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Label
Revealed sciences : the natural sciences in Islam in seventeenth-century Morocco, Justin K. Stearns, New York University-Abu Dhabi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 264-289) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Legalizing Science: The Authority of the Natural Sciences in Islamic Law
  • Excursus: Kuhn and the History of Science in Islamicate Societies
  • 4.
  • Writing the Mathematical and Natural Sciences
  • Excursus: Sufism and the Spiritual Life or Balancing the Exoteric and Esoteric Sciences
  • Machine generated contents note:
  • 1.
  • A Landscape of Learning in the Far West
  • Excursus: The Poverty of Intellectual History as a Series of Great Men
  • 2.
  • Constructing Knowledge in Morocco between the Sixteenth and Eighteenth Centuries
  • Excursus: The Horizons of Causality or How to Think about Causes, Nature, and Ghosts of Scientific Methods
  • 3.
Control code
MSTDDAPRINT1223012024
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxii, 303 pages
Isbn
9781107065574
Lccn
2021027032
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map

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