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.Al-KindAl, one of the most famous Neoplatonists of the Islamic world, was also an alchemist. ... Without problematizing the esoteric aspects of alchemy, he created a practical manual for alchemy, which Donald Hill described as foreshadowinganbsp;...
|Title||:||The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam|
|Author||:||Salim Ayduz, Caner Dagli|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press, USA - 2014-05-08|