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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2019) 12 (4): 104–120.
Published: 01 December 2019
... traditional theory, critical theory does not privilege positivism, natural science, the mathematical model, and “scientific Marxism.” On the contrary, it is skeptical about the dominance of Reason, the promises of industrialization and militarization, exclusivist nationalism, and Karl Marx’s belief in the...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 279–295.
Published: 01 March 2018
... position of editor of science and technology at al-Hayat between 1988 and 2000. Email: maref21@yahoo.com.uk Roshdi Rashed history of science Arab science mathematics Arab mind analytical mathematics REFERENCES Aref, Mohammed. 1989 . Al Hayat Daily , November 16. ——— . 1997...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2017) 10 (4): 537–560.
Published: 01 October 2017
... scientific pursuit of the revolutionary event in this way is practically impossible, given the temporal and spatial inevitability of the imperious factors. There is no doubt that only mathematical models are able to give a picture of the possibilities under which the network of interpersonal relations can be...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (2): 239–251.
Published: 01 April 2015
... and Eastern Europe and its paltry impact on the masses. Second, and more fundamentally, there is the sheer contradiction of the econo- metric evidence garnered by growth theory and the analytic foundations of the Marxist theoretical foundation as detailed.5 Contemporary Arab Affairs 241 The secularist...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (3): 398–420.
Published: 01 July 2014
... threat; religious movement; international conspiracy; Westernization; modernization Contemporary change and the future outlook for political Islam in Saudi Arabia To grasp fully the dynamics of change taking place in Saudi society today requires adopt- ing different, but closely related, analytical...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (3): 476–484.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Analytical Mathematics: A History of Arabic Sciences and Mathematics. Translated by Susan Glynn and Roger Wareham (Culture and Civilization in the Middle East). London: Routledge; Beirut: Centre for Arab Unity Studies (CAUS). 448 pp. Contemporary Arab Affairs 483 Articles Godler, Yigal and Reich, Zvi, 2013...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (2): 237–250.
Published: 01 April 2013
... science in Gulf universities tend to be repetitive, redundant, synoptic, synthetic and methodologically narrow as opposed to analytically focused, theoretically driven, methodologically sophisticated and pedagogically advanced. . Administrators in Gulf universities are not so committed as they should be...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (1): 128–141.
Published: 01 January 2012
... perception of self on the other. 140 R. Rashed References Rashed, R., 2012. A history of Arabic sciences and mathematics. Vol. 1: founding figures and commentators in Arabic mathematics, and Vol. 2: Ibn al-Haytham and analytical mathematics. London: Routledge. Rashed, R. and Morelon, R., eds, 1996...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (3): 389–400.
Published: 01 July 2011
...: Penguin. 336 pp. Articles Forcada, Miquel, 2011. Ibn Bajja on medicine and medical experience. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy, 21 (1), 111 148. Lettinck, Paul, 2011. Science in Arab literature. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy, 21 (1), 149 163. Moussa, Ali, 2011. Mathematical methods in Abu Al-Wafa's...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2010) 3 (3): 362–396.
Published: 01 July 2010
... of research: one anthropological and analytical. The second is engaging in limited empir- ical investigations based on questionnaires or published measures of psychological constructs. One can sense Abdennur s unease towards this approach. Anthropological analysis in the West of Arab and Islamic...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2009) 2 (1): 73–89.
Published: 01 January 2009
... certain analytical concepts have tried to approach from a quantitative angle, using mathematical statistical technology that helps give a general or approximate picture of the situation. The latter technology, however, is incapable of addressing the qualitative aspect, which applies to the current...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2008) 1 (4): 519–538.
Published: 01 October 2008
.../mathematics. Other advances occurred, from medicine and chemistry to mechanics. Through its implementation, science became a part of social practice, just as it was in the practice of study and research. Science was not marginalized in the Arab-Islamic city nor was it marginal to the general culture, and this...