About the Book
In this edition ten articles of eminent scholars of Islamic science have been reproduced to reconsider views and values of Islamic science. The articles selected are of varied nature that shed light on the rise and fall of science during Islamic civilization; the scientific interpretation of the Qur’ân; philosophical evaluatation of modern science and propose Islamic alternative; role of the various schools of thought in development of Islamic Science and a methodology as to how modern science can be adopted in Islam. Hope, this edition will help to understand Islamic contribution to modern science.
About the Author
Rais Ahmad did his M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. Then he joined as a lecturer in Poona College, Pune. In 1982 he left the college and joined Centre for Studies on Science at Aligarh which was founded to carry out the studies on the history, philosophy and sociology of science in Islamic perspective. He has successfully organized many Orientation Programmes on Islam and Science. He has published many articles related with Islam and Science. At present he is the executive secretary of The Muslim Association for the Advancement of Science with its Head quarters at Aligarh.