Ahmad Dallal discusses science in the 19th and 20th centuries in the Muslim world, arguing that the modern Muslim world is not informed by a culture of science.
Nidhal Guessoum discusses the framing of science and Islam, with a particular focus on biological evolution, including human evolution.
Ahmad Dallal discusses the intersections of science and religion as presented by both scientists and scholars of kalam (speculative theology).
Evaluation of a video in which Ahmad Dallal addresses the development of disciplinary divisions within pre-modern astronomy.
David A King discusses “folk” and mathematical astronomy that was used to facilitate Islamic ritual and then compares Muslim instruments (astrolabes, etc) with European versions from the Renaissance.
An evaluation of a video in which Ahmad Dallal speaks about the rational sciences in the early Islamic period.
An evaluation of Stop Spamming’s comment on Mohammed Hijab and Mohammed Osman’s fourth video supporting scientific miracles.
Nidhal Guessoum, author and astrophysicis, joins moderator Stefano Bigliari to answer prepared questions from students in al-Akhawayn University in Morocco.
Jim al-Khalili shows how advanced medicine is in Doha, Qatar, and how these relate to the works of three premodern scholars of the Islamic world.
Jim al-Khalili examines ideas that have been attributed to Jābir ibn Ḥayyān (fl. ca. 721-ca. 815 CE) about methods used in early chemical experiments.
In this short presentation, Imran Hussein asserts that science is necessarily subsumed under Islam, because reflecting on the physical world will “inevitably lead us to be grateful to God”. Hussein
Jim al-Khalili looks at inventions described in books by the Banū Mūsā brothers of 9th century Baghdad and al-Jazari from the 12th century in this 25-minute documentary.