Science, Technology and Learning in the Ottoman Empire

Science, Technology and Learning in the Ottoman Empire

by Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu
     
 

ISBN-10: 0860789241

ISBN-13: 9780860789246

Pub. Date: 01/01/2004

Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Limited

The 12 papers collected here, first published in journals or proceedings between 1987 and 2001, are devoted to both specific and broad topics of science and learning in the Ottoman Empire, and as such will be useful to both the specialist and student. Among the topics are the development of learned societies, a long article (44 pages) on the historiography in the 20th…  See more details below

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The 12 papers collected here, first published in journals or proceedings between 1987 and 2001, are devoted to both specific and broad topics of science and learning in the Ottoman Empire, and as such will be useful to both the specialist and student. Among the topics are the development of learned societies, a long article (44 pages) on the historiography in the 20th century (up to 1965) of the Ottoman medreses, the efforts to found the first Ottoman university, modern astronomy, the contribution of Bashoca Ishak Efendi to science, and the relation between science and religion. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780860789246
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
01/01/2004
Series:
Variorum Collected Studies
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.02(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Publisher's Note
ISome Remarks on Ottoman Science and its Relation with European Science & Technology up to the End of the Eighteenth Century
IIThe Introduction of Western Science to the Ottoman World: A Case Study of Modern Astronomy (1660-1860)
IIIOttoman Science: The Last Episode in Islamic Scientific Tradition and the Beginning of European Scientific Tradition
IVBashoca Ishak Efendi Pioneer of Modern Science in Turkey
VSome Critical Notes on the Introduction of Modern Sciences to the Ottoman State and the Relation Between Science and Religion up to the End of the Nineteenth Century
VIThe Initial Stage of the Historiography of Ottoman Medreses (1916-1965), The Era of Discovery and Construction
VIIThe Genesis of "Darulfunun": An Overview of Attempts to Establish the First Ottoman University
VIIIThe Group of Scholars Known as Members of Besiktas Cemiyet-i Ilmiyyesi (Besiktas Learned Society)
IXGenesis of Learned Societies and Professional Associations in Ottoman Turkey
XModernization Efforts in Science, Technology and Industry in the Ottoman Empire (18-19th centuries)
XIAviation: The Last Episode in the Ottoman Transfer of Western Technology
XIIModern Turkey and the Ottoman Legacy
Index

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