Arabic Thought and Its Place in History
by De Lacy O'Leary
Publisher: Kegan Paul and Company 1922
Number of pages: 307
Well-documented study of the mutual influence of Arabic and Western worlds during the Middle Ages traces the transmission of Greek philosophy and science to the Islamic cultures. A fascinating portrait of medieval Muslim thought, it illustrates commonalities with Judaic and Christian teachings as well as points of divergence.
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