Arabic versus Greek Astronomy: A Debate over the Foundations of Science

@article{Saliba2000ArabicVG,
  title={Arabic versus Greek Astronomy: A Debate over the Foundations of Science},
  author={G. Saliba},
  journal={Perspectives on Science},
  year={2000},
  volume={8},
  pages={328-341}
}
  • G. Saliba
  • Published 2000
  • Sociology
  • Perspectives on Science
This short note is occasioned by the publication of a review essay by A. I. Sabra in this journal, under the title “Conaguring the Universe: Aporetic, Problem Solving, and Kinematic Modeling as Themes of Arabic Astronomy.” Sabra’s review itself was in turn occasioned by the recent publication of four books (all in the 1990s), two of which were written as dissertations by Sabra’s own students and under his own supervision, and the last two were written by the present author. As a review essay… Expand

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