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Jim Al-Khalili

Pathfinders

€16,95

In Pathfinders: The Golden Age of Arabic Science, Jim al-Khalili celebrates the forgotten pioneers who helped shape our understanding of the world. For over 700 years the international language of science was Arabic. Surveying the golden age of Arabic science, Jim Al-Khalili reintroduces such figures as the Iraqi physicist Ibn al-Haytham, who practised the modern scientific method over half a century before Bacon; al-Khwarizmi, the greatest mathematician of the medieval world; and Abu Rayhan al-Biruni, a Persian polymath to rival Leonardo da Vinci.

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 2012
Publisher: Pelican Books
Pages: 302
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780141992969
ISBN 10: 0141992964

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Pathfinders

€16,95