Islam, science, Muslims, and technology by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

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Published by Islamic Book Trust, Al-Qalam Pub. in Kuala Lumpur, Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Islam and science,
  • Technology -- Religious aspects -- Islam,
  • Civilization, Islamic

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementSeyyed Hossein Nasr in converstation with Muzaffar Iqbal.
ContributionsIqbal, Muzaffar, 1954-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP190.5.S3 N26 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 212 p. ;
Number of Pages212
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16978983M
ISBN 109839154990
ISBN 109789839154993
LC Control Number2008371494

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