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              Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes
               

              Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes (Hardback)

              By Rashed, Roshdi

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              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.

              ISBN 9780415833882
              Released NZ 11 Aug 2014
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Culture and Civilization in the Middle East
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              Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 1

              Founding Figures and Commentators in Arabic Mathematics: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 1 (Paperback)

              By Rashed, Roshdi; Edited by El-Bizri, Nader

              • RRP: $86.99
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              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 kn...owledge up to the seventeenth century. The first of five wide-ranging and comprehensive volumes, this book provides a detailed exploration of Arabic mathematics and sciences in the ninth and tenth centuries. Extensive and detailed analyses and annotations support a number of key Arabic texts, which are translated here into English for the first time. In this volume Rashed focuses on the traditions of celebrated polymaths from the ninth and tenth centuries 'School of Baghdad' - such as the Banu Musa, Thabit ibn Qurra, Ibrahim ibn Sinan, Abu Jafar al-Khazin, Abu Sahl Wayjan ibn Rustam al-Quhi - and eleventh-century Andalusian mathematicians like Abu al-Qasim ibn al-Samh, and al-Mu'taman ibn Hud. The Archimedean-Apollonian traditions of these polymaths are thematically explored to illustrate the historical and epistemological development of 'infinitesimal mathematics' as it became more clearly articulated in the eleventh-century influential legacy of al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham ('Alhazen'). Contributing to a more informed and balanced understanding of the internal currents of the history of mathematics and the exact sciences in Islam, and of its adaptive interpretation and assimilation in the European context, this fundamental text will appeal to historians of ideas, epistemologists, mathematicians at the most advanced levels of research.
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              ISBN 9780367865283
              Released NZ 20 Dec 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Light-Based Science: Technology and Sustainable Development, The Legacy of Ibn al-Haytham

              Light-Based Science: Technology and Sustainable Development, The Legacy of Ibn al-Haytham (Hardback)

              Edited by Boudrioua, Azzedine; Rashed, Roshdi; Lakshminarayanan, Vasudevan

              • RRP: $342.00
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              This book will discuss light-based science of the future, emphasizing light-based technology in medicine, energy, policy, and education. Written as a multi-disciplinary reference by leading scholars in the field, LED lighting for sustainable development, global, atomic-scale time... with new light sources, high technology, and vision science will be covered. Cutting-edge optical technologies and their global impact will be addressed in detail. Challenges with renewable energy, the global impact of photonics, and optical and photonic education technology will be presented. Practical examples and illustrations will be provided throughout the text.
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              ISBN 9781498779388
              Released NZ 30 Aug 2017
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Inc
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Multidisciplinary and Applied Optics
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              Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes

              Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes (Paperback)

              By Rashed, Roshdi

              • RRP: $86.99
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              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 sixteenth and seventeenth century. For many historians and philosophers this is the watershed which marks a radical departure from 'classical mathematics,' to more modern mathematics; heralding the arrival of algebra, geometrical algebra, and the mathematics of the continuous. In this book, Roshdi Rashed demonstrates that 'early modern,' mathematics is actually far more composite than previously assumed, with each branch having different traceable origins which span the millennium. Going back to the beginning of these parts, the aim of this book is to identify the concepts and practices of key figures in their development, thereby presenting a fuller reality of these mathematics. This book will be of interest to students and scholars specialising in Islamic science and mathematics, as well as to those with an interest in the more general history of science and mathematics and the transmission of ideas and culture.
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              ISBN 9780367867614
              Released NZ 20 Dec 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Series Culture and Civilization in the Middle East
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              Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science
               

              Encyclopedia of the History of Arabic Science (Hardback, Contains 3 Hardbacks)

              By Rashed, Roshdi

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              In three fully-illustrated volumes, this Encyclopedia documents the history and philosophy of Arabic science from the earliest times to the present day.

              ISBN 9780415020633
              Released NZ 28 Mar 1996
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
              Interest Age 19+ years
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              Light-Based Science: Technology and Sustainable Development, The Legacy of Ibn al-Haytham
               

              Light-Based Science: Technology and Sustainable Development, The Legacy of Ibn al-Haytham (Paperback)

              Edited by Boudrioua, Azzedine; Rashed, Roshdi; Lakshminarayanan, Vasudevan

              • RRP: $134.00
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              This book discusses light-based science, emphasizing its pervasive influence in science, technology, policy, and education. A wide range of contributors offers a comprehensive study of the tremendous, and indeed foundational, contributions of Ibn al Haytham, a scholar from the me...dieval period. The analysis then moves into the future development of light-based technology. Written as a multi-disciplinary reference book by leading scholars in the history of science and /or photonics, it covers Ibn al Haytham's optics, LED lighting for sustainable development, global and atomic-scale time with new light sources, advanced technology, and vision science. Cutting-edge optical technologies and their global impact is addressed in detail, and the later chapters also explore challenges with renewable energy, the global impact of photonics, and optical and photonic education technology. Practical examples and illustrations are provided throughout the text.
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              ISBN 9780367889852
              Released NZ 20 Dec 2019
              Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
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              Ibn al-Haytham's Geometrical Methods and the Philosophy of Mathematics: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 5

              Ibn al-Haytham's Geometrical Methods and the Philosophy of Mathematics: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics Volume 5 (Paperback)

              Edited by Rashed, Roshdi

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              This fifth volume of A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics is complemented by four preceding volumes which focused on the main chapters of classical mathematics: infinitesimal geometry, theory of conics and its applications, spherical geometry, mathematical astronomy, etc.... This book includes seven main works of Ibn al-Haytham (Alhazen) and of two of his predecessors, Thabit ibn Qurra and al-Sijzi: The circle, its transformations and its properties; Analysis and synthesis: the founding of analytical art; A new mathematical discipline: the Knowns; The geometrisation of place; Analysis and synthesis: examples of the geometry of triangles; Axiomatic method and invention: Thabit ibn Qurra; The idea of an Ars Inveniendi: al-Sijzi. Including extensive commentary from one of the world's foremost authorities on the subject, this fundamental text is essential reading for historians and mathematicians at the most advanced levels of research.
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              ISBN 9780367865290
              Released NZ 20 Dec 2019
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              Thabit ibn Qurra: Science and Philosophy in Ninth-Century Baghdad
                

              Thabit ibn Qurra: Science and Philosophy in Ninth-Century Baghdad (Hardback)

              Edited by Rashed, Roshdi

              • RRP: $819.50
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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 ontology, physics, and metaphysics. This title collects approximately a dozen of this s...horter mathematical and philosophical writings.
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              ISBN 9783110220780
              Released NZ 1 Sep 2009
              Publisher De Gruyter
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Scientia Graeco-Arabica
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              Apollonius de Perge, Coniques, Tome 3, Livre V. Commentaire Historique Et Mathematique, Edition Et Traduction Du Texte Arabe
                

              Apollonius de Perge, Coniques, Tome 3, Livre V. Commentaire Historique Et Mathematique, Edition Et Traduction Du Texte Arabe (Hardback)

              Edited by Rashed, Roshdi

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              With the fifth book of the Konika ancient mathematics reached a climax. In it Apollonius presents the first known theory of the maxima and minima lines, which was taken up again by mathematicians in the early 10th century, and above all in the 17th century. As is the case for boo...ks 6 and 7, the original Greek text of this book is lost, and it is only known from an Arabic translation made in Baghdad in the 9th century. This volume presents the reader with a truly critical edition of the fifth book of Apolloniusa (TM) Konika, an exact translation that follows the original wording closely, as well as a broad and detailed historical and mathematical commentary, as befits the edition of such an important text.
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              ISBN 9783110199390
              Released NZ 1 Nov 2008
              Publisher De Gruyter
              Interest Age Adults / General
              Series Scientia Graeco-Arabica
              Language (French)
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              Livres II et III. Commentaire historique et mathematique, edition et traduction du texte arabe
                

              Livres II et III. Commentaire historique et mathematique, edition et traduction du texte arabe (Hardback)

              Edited by Rashed, Roshdi

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              The first three books of the Conica deals with the basic elements of the theory of conical sections. Until recently these three books were only known from Eutocius' text. This volume provides a critical edition of the Arabic text, a translation of it into a modern language and a ...detailed historical and mathematical commentary.
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              ISBN 9783110217155
              Released NZ 30 Apr 2010
              Publisher De Gruyter
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Scientia Graeco-Arabica
              Language (French)
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