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Sabra, A. I.

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Works: 70 works in 152 publications in 3 languages and 2,797 library holdings
Genres: History  Terminology  Biography  Observations 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Other, Scenarist
Classifications: Q124.97, 509.1767
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The enterprise of science in Islam new perspectives ( )
6 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 1,220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Between A.D. 800 and 1450, the most important centers for the study of what we now call "the exact sciences" - including the mathematical sciences of arithmetic, geometry, and trigonometry and their applications in such fields as astronomy, astrology, geography, cartography, and optics - were not in Europe but in the vast, multinational Islamic world." "This book offers an overview of this newly energized field of historical investigation. The topics discussed include cross-cultural transmission; transformations of Greek optics; the philosophy and practice of mathematics; numbers, geometry, and architecture; the transmission of astronomy; and science and medicine in the Maghrib. The emphasis throughout the book is on the transmission of scientific knowledge, either from one culture to another or within the medieval Islamic world."--BOOK JACKET
Theories of light from Descartes to Newton by A. I Sabra ( Book )
29 editions published between 1967 and 1981 in English and German and held by 964 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Optics, astronomy, and logic : studies in Arabic science and philosophy by A. I Sabra ( Book )
9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Optics of Ibn al-Haytham by Alhazen ( Book )
9 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New knowledge for old ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
History and present day achievements of Arabs in the sciences. Interviews with scientists at Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research
al-Shukūk ʻalá Baṭlamyūs by Alhazen ( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in Arabic and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kitāb al-Manāẓir. al-Maqālāt l, 2, 3 fī al-ibṣār ʻalá al-istiqāmah by Alhazen ( Book )
10 editions published in 1983 in Arabic and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Patterns of change linguistic innovations in the development of classical mathematics by Ladislav Kvasz ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This book offers a reconstruction of linguistic innovations in the history of mathematics; innovations which changed the ways in which mathematics was clone, understood and philosophically interpreted. It argues that there are at least three ways in which the language of mathematics has been changed throughout its history, thus determining the lines of development that mathematics has followed." "The book offers tools of analysis by means of which scholars and students of the history and philosophy of mathematics can attain better understanding of the various changes, which the subject of their study underwent in the course of history. The book brings also important insights for mathematics education connecting growth of language with the development of mathematical thought."--Jacket
The moon that wasn't the saga of Venus' spurious satellite by Helge Kragh ( )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First spotted in 1645, the non-existing moon was observed more than a dozen times until late eighteenth century. Although few astronomers believed in the existence of the moon after about 1770, it continued to attract attention for another century. This book details the history of one of astronomy's many spurious objects, the satellite of Venus
Shukūk ʻalá Baṭlamyūs by Alhazen ( Book )
6 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in Arabic and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The world as a mathematical game John von Neumann and twentieth century science by Giorgio Israel ( )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comprehensive scientific and intellectual biography of John von Neumann, a man who perhaps more than any other is representative of twentieth century science
The Optics of Ibn Al-Haytham by Alhazen ( Book )
in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Optics of Ibn Al-Haytham by Alhazen ( Book )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
From Descartes to Newton by A. I Sabra ( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Naẓariyah al-qiȳas al-Aristiyah min wajhat nazar al mantiq al-ṣūrī al-ḥadīth by Jan Łukasiewicz ( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Risāla fī šarḥ mā aškala min muṣādarat kitāb Uqlīdis by Omar Khayyam ( Book )
2 editions published in 1961 in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Theories of light from Descartes to Newton : A. I. Sabra by A. I Sabra ( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Manāẓir by Alhazen ( Book )
1 edition published in 1983 in Arabic and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Translation by Abū-ʻAlī al-Ḥasan Ibn-al-Ḥasan Ibn-al-Haitam ( Book )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Abd al-Hamid Sabra
ʻAbd al-Ḥamīd Ṣabrah
Ṣabira, ʿAbd al-Ḥamīd
Sabra, A.
Sabra, A.I.
Sabra, Abd al-Hamid.
Sabra, Abd Al-Hamid I.
Sabra, Abd el-hamid
Sabra, Abdelhamid
Sabra Abdelhamid I.
Ṣabrah, ʻAbd al-Ḥamīd
Sabrah, Abd Al-Hamid I.
Ṣubra, £Abd al-Ḥamīd
صبرة، عبد الحميد
صبره، عبد الحميد
عبد الحميد صبرة
Languages
English (73)
Arabic (26)
German (1)
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