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Warriors of the Cloisters: The Central Asian Origins of Science in the Medieval World
     

Warriors of the Cloisters: The Central Asian Origins of Science in the Medieval World

by Christopher I. Beckwith
 

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Warriors of the Cloisters tells how key cultural innovations from Central Asia revolutionized medieval Europe and gave rise to the culture of science in the West. Medieval scholars rarely performed scientific experiments, but instead contested issues in natural science, philosophy, and theology using the recursive argument method. This highly distinctive

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