# Mathematics

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Figure 2: Illustration depicting Ibn al-Haytham by Hanane Kai. (Source).

Nader El-Bizri: Ibn al-Haytham - An Introduction

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This presentation focused on the historical and epistemic bearings of the scientific legacy of the celebrated...

The Origins of Islamic Science

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In the following well documented article Dr Muhammad Abdul Jabbar Beg surveys the origins of Islamic science...

Dr Salim Ayduz presenting his lecture.

Muslim Contributions to Modern Civilisation

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Dr Salim Ayduz, researcher at FSTC, presented on Tuesday 9 February 2010 a conference on the Muslim...

Figure 1: Diagrams from the original manuscript of Al-Karaji's Inbat al-miyah al-khafiya, from Transformation of Knowledge: Early Manuscripts from the Schoenberg Collection (edited by Crofton Black, Paul Holberton publishing, 2007, p. 115). (Source: section 7 "Technology").

Muhammad Al-Karaji: A Mathematician Engineer from the Early 11th Century

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Abu Bakr Muhammed Al-Karaji is a Muslim mathematician and engineer from the late 10th century-early 11th...

Figure 1: A sphere circumscribed in a cylinder: the sphere has two thirds of the volume and surface area of the circumscribing cylinder.

The Volume of the Sphere in Arabic Mathematics: Historical and Analytical Survey

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The following article focuses on the cubic measure of the volume of the sphere in Arabic mathematics. After a...

Figure 1: Front cover of Handsat Ūqlīdis fī aydin ‘arabiya (Euclid's geometry in Arabian hands) by Ahmad Salīm Sa‘īdān (Amman, 1991).

Ahmad Salim Sa‘idan: A Palestinian Historian of Arabic Mathematics

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Since the middle of the 20th century, the history of Arabic mathematics evolved as a sub-field of history of...