Introduction to Muslim Contributions to Science & Technology
By Mazhar M. Qureshi
Paperback 83 Pages
ISBN : 9788174354334
Publisher : Adam Publishers, India
About The Book
The book gives a concise and coherent account of the scientific and technological achievements of scientists in early Muslim history.
As an exposition of the early Muslim contributions to scientific methodology and the development of various branches of science and technology, it presents the Islamic world-view with relation to natural sciences and their applications.
Chapter 1 : The Islamic World-View: Man, Knowledge and Science
Chapter 2 : Historical Sketch, Earliest Times to 750 A.D.
Chapter 3 : Highlights of Muslim Contributions to Science and the Scientific Method
Chapter 4 : The Dozen Most Famous Scientists of the Muslim Era
Chapter 5 : Muslim Contributions to Technology, Measurement and Some Instruments
About The Author
Mazhar Mahmood Qurashi was a Pakistani physicist and an Islamic scholar served as senior scientist at the Ministry of Defence (MoD), as well as also served as director of Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, He served as professor of physics at the Quaid-i-Azam University.
He was heavily engaged in the History and Philosophy of Science where he highlighted the role of Islam and Muslims in development of Science and inter-relationship between Islamic and Scientific principles. He was also part of the editorial board of Pakistan Journal of History and Philosophy of Science.
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