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Al-Biruni: Master Astronomer and Muslim Scholar of the Eleventh Century (Great Muslim Philosophers and Scientists of the Middle Ages)

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Book
Authors
ISBN 10
1404205128 
ISBN 13
9781404205123 
Category
Muslim Philosophers and Scientists  [ Browse Items ]
Edition
 
Publication Year
2014 
Publisher
Pages
112 
Tags
Biographies & Memoirs, Children's Books, Science & Technology 
Abstract
 
Description
Few biographies of al-Biruni exist in English, and this is the first for young adults. Al-Biruni studies medicine, physics, philosophy, mathematics, and astronomy, and possessed a profoundly stunning intellect. He helped develop mathematics, from trigonometry to calculus, mapped cities and the distances between them, and inspired others in the virtuous pursuit of knowledge. Supports history-social science context standards mandating exploration of intellectual exchanges and contributions of Muslim scholars, and their influence on the science, geography, mathematics, philosophy, and medicine of later civilizations. - from Amzon 
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