On Composition And The Arts
An Arabic Critical Edition And English Translation Of Epistles 6-8
de Nader (American University Of Beirut) El-Bizri
Sobre o livro
This volume presents three of the Epistles of the Brethren of Purity, a monumental work of medieval Islamic learning. These epistles explore applications of mathematics in music, medicine, and alchemy; scientific knowledge and the classification of sciences; and the place of the arts, industries, and trades in the Islamic cosmos.