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George Saliba

Arabic Science Historian George Saliba Rejects Common Explanations of Decline of Science in Islamic World

George Saliba, a professor in the Middle East Asian Languages and Cultures Department, rejects common explanations for the decline of science in the Islamic world, including the claim that scientific inquiry ran afoul with Islamic religious authorities.

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Shot: Jul 01, 2002
Published: Sep 18, 2002
Last modified:Jan 29, 2004