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Thābit ibn Qurra : science and philosophy in ninth-century Baghdad

Author: Thābit ibn Qurrah al-Ḥarrānī; Rushdī Rāshid
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2009.
Series: Scientia Graeco-Arabica, v. 4.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : FrenchView all editions and formats
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Thabit ibn Qurra (826-901) was one of history℗þs most original thinkers and displayed expertise in the most difficult disciplines of this time: geometry, number theory, and astronomy as well as ontology, physics, and metaphysics. Approximately a dozen of this shorter mathematical and philosophical writings are collected in this volume. Critically edited with accompanying commentary, these writings show how Thabit  Read more...
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Thābit ibn Qurra.
Berlin ; New York : Walter de Gruyter, ©2009
(OCoLC)502426720
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thābit ibn Qurrah al-Ḥarrānī; Rushdī Rāshid
ISBN: 9783110220797 3110220792
OCLC Number: 607231582
Language Note: 15 French and 2 English contributions. The French texts are predominantly translated into Arabic.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 789 pages) : illustrations.
Series Title: Scientia Graeco-Arabica, v. 4.
Other Titles: Science and philosophy in ninth-century Baghdad
Responsibility: edited by Roshdi Rashed.
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Thabit ibn Qurra (826-901) was one of history's most original thinkers and displayed expertise in the most difficult disciplines of this time: geometry, number theory, and astronomy as well as  Read more...

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"Anyone who is interested in the Islamic tradition in mathematics will be grateful for the work collected here."Roshdi Rashed in: http: //www.maa.org/publications/maa-reviews

 
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