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  1. Arabic Geometrical Methods and the Philosophy of Mathematics

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 5

    Edited by Roshdi Rashed

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This volume provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the mediaeval Arab world. It also includes extensive commentary from one of world’s foremost authorities....

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This book follows the development of classical mathematics and the relation between work done in the Arab and Islamic worlds and that undertaken by the likes of Descartes and Fermat. ‘Early modern,’ mathematics is a term widely used to refer to the mathematics which developed in the West during the...

    Published August 11th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ibn al-Haytham, New Astronomy and Spherical Geometry

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 4

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This volume provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the mediaeval Arab world. The fourth volume of A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics is complemented by three preceding volumes which focused on infinitesimal determinations and other...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ibn al-Haytham's Theory of Conics, Geometrical Constructions and Practical Geometry

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 3

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    Theory of Conics, Geometrical Constructions and Practical Geometry: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 3, provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and science from the mediaeval Arab world. The present text is complemented by two preceding...

    Published February 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Ibn al-Haytham and Analytical Mathematics

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 2

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    This volume provides a unique primary source on the history and philosophy of mathematics and the exact sciences in the mediaeval Arab world. The second of five comprehensive volumes, this book offers a detailed exploration of Arabic mathematics in the eleventh century as embodied in the legacy of...

    Published September 4th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics

    A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 1

    By Roshdi Rashed

    Edited by Nader El-Bizri

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    In this unique insight into the history and philosophy of mathematics and science in the mediaeval Arab world, the eminent scholar Roshdi Rashed illuminates the various historical, textual and epistemic threads that underpinned the history of Arabic mathematical and scientific knowledge up to the...

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science

    Edited by Roshdi Rashed

    The Arabic contribution is fundamental to the history of science, mathematics and technology, but until now no single publication has offered an up-to-date synthesis of knowledge in this area. In three fully-illustrated volumes the Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science documents the history...

    Published March 28th 1996 by Routledge

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