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Islamic Foreshadowing of Evolution

by Paul S. Braterman Published on: 21st March 2017

...in this article, I will summarise the key elements of the modern science of evolution, and the reasons why the evidence in its favour is generally regarded among scientists as conclusive, before tu...

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al-Jahiz’s Book of Animals: The transcendent value of disgust

by Jeannie Miller Published on: 11th August 2016

Jeannie Miller, an assistant professor in the department of near & Middle Eastern civilizations, is working on a manuscript examining The Book of Animals by al-Jahiz, a ninth-century Arabic writer and...

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Ingenious Clocks from Muslim Civilisation that Defied the Middle Ages

by Cem Nizamoglu Published on: 21st August 2015

TIME TELLING MACHINES: Revealing marvellous mechanical and water-powered clocks from early Muslim Civilisation. These sophisticated devices that defied the Middle Ages....