About the Book
The new edition of Encyclopaedia of Islamic Science and Scientists is redesigned to bring out to enrich knowledge about Islamic Science in a comprehensive manner and a brief biography of each leading Muslim scientists of the world, their scientific activities and its significance to the contemporary society, their feelings, ideas, philosophies and concerns. In illuminating portraits of a wide range of personalities of about 200 Muslim scientists, this edition also explores the complex and dynamic aspects of about 250 scientific terminologies of all branches of science. This edition should become required reading not only for academics but for everyone who wants to know the truth or science.
About the Authors
M. Zaki Kirmani, M.Sc. From AMU, Aligarh and Ph.D. in Chemistry from IIT, Delhi, is the Chairman of Centre for Studies on Science and founder editor of Journal of Islamic Science at Aligarh.
N.K. Singh has specialised himself in oriental studies and wrote a number of books on religion and philosophy. His works especially on oriental studies initiated considerable interest on Buddhism, Hinduism and Islam, carrying high appreciation from scholars of Buddhist and Islamic countries. Presently, he is working as the Director of International Centre for Religious Studies, Delhi and Chief Editor of Global Religious Vision—a quarterly Research Journal.