UBC offers innovative course on Science and Civilization in Islam

The aim of this introductory course is to study Muslim contributions to Science over the ages, in order to better understand the evolution of Science from an interdisciplinary and intercultural perspective. The course will provide an academic grounding on the flourishing of scientific endeavour in Islamic societies and the role Muslim scholars have played. Areas of focus include historic contributions to medicine, astronomy, engineering & mathematics, the symbiosis between religion and science in Islam, and modern Muslim scientists. The course will be a culmination of guest speakers, student run presentations, discussions, and case studies.

Course facilitators: Raheem Noormohamed, Aalia Sachedina
Faculty Sponsor: Dr. Shafik Dharamsi, BEd, MSc, PhD

http://blogs.ubc.ca/sciencecivilizationislam/

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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