TAWHĪD AND SCIENCE -Essays on the History and Philosophy of Islamic Science
TAWHID AND SCIENCE Essays on the History and Philosophy of Islamic Science Dr. Osman Bakar The essays presented in Tawbid and Science discuss the principles behind the different sciences cultivated in the Islamic world from the third century of the Islamic era onwards and the place of science in relation to other branches of Islamic learning. In defining what Islamic science means, Professor Osman Bakar shows how these sciences are organically related to the fundamental teachings of Islam. Covering all the natural and mathematical sciences, The History and Philosophy of Islamic Science illustrates what Islamic science shares with modern science. Professor Osman Bakar also highlights where the Islamic approach to ‘science differs from the secular, modern approach.
“The book marks a most valuable contribution both to the effort of revealing the Islamic intellectual and spiritual approach to kience, and to the concomitant endeavour to highlight the deeper causes of the contemporary crisis in western science and technology…it opens up, with clarity and simplicity, the philosophy of Islamic science.” —Islamic Quarterly