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Islamic Connection to Mathematics

Islamic Connection to Mathematics

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Islamic Connection to Mathematics by John Sasser (Most people in the United States have a very limited
knowledge of Islam, indeed, they have a distorted and negative
view. Also, they know little of the debt our mathematics owes
Arabian medieval Islam, Additionally, there are hundreds of excellent books on Islam.
Despite this, there exist no book written specifically on the
influence Islam has had on the Muslim contribution to
mathematics.)
Islamic Connection to Mathematics by John Sasser (Most people in the United States have a very limited
knowledge of Islam, indeed, they have a distorted and negative
view. Also, they know little of the debt our mathematics owes
Arabian medieval Islam, Additionally, there are hundreds of excellent books on Islam.
Despite this, there exist no book written specifically on the
influence Islam has had on the Muslim contribution to
mathematics.)

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Published by: Universal Brotherhood on Feb 07, 2011
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THEISLAMICCONNECTION
 
John E. Sasser
 
The Islamic Connection
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Foreword...............................................……............... 5Dedication..................................................…….......... 7Preface........................................................…….......... 9Acknowledgments......................................…….......... 11Map............................................................…….......... 13List of Illustrations…………………………………... 14Introduction..................................................……........ 15PART I - ISLAMThe Geological Arabian Peninsula: The Cradle of theSemites......................................................………....... 17The Iron Age (2000 BCE - 200 CE)...........…............. 19The Rise of Islam......................................…............... 21The Connection Between Islam and the ArabianPeninsula: Mohammed........................……................ 23The Spread of Islam...........................…….................. 27The Quran............................................……................ 31Islamic Beliefs and Duties....................…................... 35Beliefs..................................................….................... 35Duties..................................................……................. 36The Connection Between Islam and Modern Science:The Quran..................................…………….............. 39PART II - MATHEMATICSThe Connection Between Islam andthe Search for Knowledge.....................…................... 49The Connection Between Antiquity and the EuropeanRenaissance: Translations.......………………............. 51

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