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Title: Scientific contributions of Ibn Hazm

Authors: Abdi Omar Shuriye; Femi Salami Abdulazeez

Addresses: Department of Science, Faculty of Engineering, International Islamic, University Malaysia (IIUM), Jalan Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ' Department of Science, Faculty of Engineering, International Islamic, University Malaysia (IIUM), Jalan Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Abstract: The objective of this research is to explore the contributions of Ibn Hazm in science and technology. The research also explains the religious situation, sociopolitical situation, and scientific development during this period. The methodology used is analytical and historical in nature. The significant of the research lies in the fact that it revisits the heritage of Islamic and Arabic contributions to science and technology.

Keywords: Ibn Hazm; Earth's sphericity; geodetic measurements; circumnavigation; point positioning; science; technology; Islam; Islamic contributions; Arabic contributions; history of science; history of technology.

DOI: 10.1504/IJACMSD.2011.044894

International Journal of Arab Culture, Management and Sustainable Development, 2011 Vol.2 No.1, pp.30 - 40

Available online: 09 Jan 2012 *

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