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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (2): 313–315.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Chikara Sasaki © 2012 The Centre for Arab Unity Studies 2012 Founding figures and commentators in Arabic mathematics: a history of Arabic sciences and mathematics , Vol. 1 , by Roshdi Rashed , edited by Nader El-Bizri , translated by Roger Wareham , with Chris Allen and Michael...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 279–295.
Published: 01 March 2018
... published by the Centre for Arab Unity Studies and which are now widely acclaimed as a unique effort to unveil the achievements of Arab scientists. The essay reviews this major work, which seems, like Plato’s Republic to have “No Entry for Those Who Have No Knowledge of Mathematics” written on its gate. If...
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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 (4): 135–158.
Published: 04 December 2018
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (4): 41–62.
Published: 04 December 2018
... female did not necessarily ensure that one-third of electees would be women; a corrective mechanism would be applied only if fewer than twenty-five percent of elected candidates were women ( Lejeune 2010 ). This complex mathematical formula for assigning seats under the quota was difficult to understand...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2018) 11 (1-2): 19–42.
Published: 01 March 2018
... the world. The per capita GDP in 2002 ranged from an estimated high of US$ 37,600 for Qatar to a low of US$ 930 for Yemen ( Abed/Davoodi 2003 , box 1 ). While nonreligious fields such as medicine, engineering, astrology, chemistry, physics, and mathematics remained dynamic for a longer period...
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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 (2017) 10 (3): 338–353.
Published: 01 July 2017
... the necessary capabili- ties for providing school requirements and for renting buildings, and with the shortage of the teaching cadres in all subjects, especially the Arabic language, the English language and mathematics. Besides, 41% of schools in eastern Jerusalem lack 1300 classrooms (Al-Ghad 2014b...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2016) 9 (2): 252–281.
Published: 01 April 2016
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2015) 8 (2): 239–251.
Published: 01 April 2015
... culture laid out brilliant examples of excellence in science, mathematics, literature, philosophy, theology and architecture. There are very few examples in history that can be compared to the pluralistic creativity of Arab Spain from the ninth to the twelfth centuries. However, in the last 800 years...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2014) 7 (3): 398–420.
Published: 01 July 2014
... prominent rival: political or Srouri Salafism. Political or Srouri Salafism is attributed to Mohammad Srour Zain Al-Abideen who was a member in the Brotherhood in Syria. Prior to leaving the Brotherhood in the mid- 1970s, during the five years that he spent in Saudi Arabia, teaching mathematics in Shari a...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (4): 567–581.
Published: 01 October 2013
... through a variety of criteria such as years of academic enrol- ment; students scores in international standardized tests that involve mathematics, sciences and languages; the percentage of students who specialize in mathematics and sciences and illiteracy rates, it does not call for optimism. As far as...
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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
...- tion to Logic, Principles of Greek Philosophy, Aristotle & Hellenistic Philosophy, Islamic Theology, Ethics, Mathematical Logic, Modern Philosophy, Islamic Philosophers, Methodology, Modern Philosophy, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art, Contemporary Philosophy, Metaphysics, and Philosophical Texts. Note...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2013) 6 (1): 126–138.
Published: 01 January 2013
... commentators in Arabic mathematics: A history of Arabic sciences and mathematics: Volume 1. Edited by Nader El-Bizri; translated by Roger Wareham with Chris Allen and Michael Barany (2012). Reviewed in Contemporary Arab Affairs, 5 (2), 313 315. (Chikara Sasaki) Information & Communication Books Faris, David...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (4): 578–590.
Published: 01 October 2012
... & Psychology Articles Bellosta, Hélène, 2012. De l usage des coniques chez Ibrahim Ibn Sinan. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy, 22 (1), 119 136. Ighbariah, Ahmad, 2012. Between logic and mathematics: Al-Kindi s approach to the Aristotelian Categories. Arabic Sciences and Philosophy, 22 (1), 51 68. Rashed, Roshdi...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (2): 319–329.
Published: 01 April 2012
..., 4 (3), 357 360. Science & Technology Books Rashed, Roshdi, 2012. Founding figures and commentators in Arabic mathematics: a history of Arabic sciences and mathematics: Volume 1. Ed. by Nader El-Bizri, trans. by Roger Wareham, with Chris Allen and Michael Barany. London: Routledge and Beirut: Center...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (1): 128–141.
Published: 01 January 2012
... method, as it seems that many of the Greek giants of mathematics adopted and followed this form. During his major survey of manuscripts, Apollonius, the successor of Archimedes, did not neglect to recall what earlier scholars had asserted before embarking on the course of his own new research. This...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2012) 5 (1): 146–150.
Published: 01 January 2012
... example, the utilization of science and mathemat- ics was crucial in situating the construction of mosques so that they were aligned with the Ka ba. In the end, the hadith of the Prophet describing the way in which to find the Ka ba was not sufficient and proved difficult for those Muslims who were...
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Contemporary Arab Affairs (2011) 4 (3): 379–381.
Published: 01 July 2011
... physics or mathematics (p. 277). Hence, Corm argues for the need to halt contradicting dogmatic quarrels that have plagued human sciences. There is a need to rehabilitate political economy and consider it as a moral science and not an abstract one based upon sophisticated mathematical models entirely...