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Islamic position on physics with reference to Ibn al-Haytham

Shuriye, Abdi Omar (2011) Islamic position on physics with reference to Ibn al-Haytham. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, 1 (2). pp. 59-64. ISSN 2221-0997

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This research contends that the study of the tabi‘iyat (physics), in its specific form that we know today, was initially formulated by Muslim scholars. It was the Muslims who engender physics from the Aristotelian general outlines of form and matter. History reveals that Abu Ali al-Hasan ibn al-Hasan ibn al-Haytham was the first scholar to scientifically test the premise of hypothetical questions in research with demonstrable experiments. More than two hundred years later his books were read in Europe. Today he is known in Europe as Alhazen, Alhacen, or Alhazeni. The research at hand is part of explorations of his views on physics.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4669/3510
Uncontrolled Keywords: Physics, Muslim Scholars, Tabi‘iyat, Ibn al-Haytham, Engineering Sciences, Position of Islam, Intellectual Contributions of Muslim Scientists
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Q Science > QC Physics
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Engineering > Department of Science
Depositing User: Abdi Omar Shuriye
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2011 08:51
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2011 08:51
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/3510

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