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Rethinking History for a New Islamic Science

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Science  16 May 2008:
Vol. 320, Issue 5878, pp. 876
DOI: 10.1126/science.1157350

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Science and Islam. By Muzaffar Iqbal. Greenwood, Westport, CT, 2007. 269 pp. $65, £37.95. ISBN 9780313335761. Greenwood Guides to Science and Religion.

The author combines a historical survey of scientific achievements in the Islamic tradition with a call for a new science.