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Success and Suppression: Arabic Sciences and Philosophy in the Renaissance

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Success and Suppression: Arabic Sciences and Philosophy in the Renaissance - Hasse, Dag Nikolaus
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The Renaissance marked a turning point in Europe's relationship to Arabic thought. On the one hand, Dag Nikolaus Hasse argues, it was the period in which important Arabic traditions reached the peak of their influence in Europe. On the other hand, it is the time when the West began to forget, and even actively suppress, its debt to Arabic culture. Success and Suppression traces the complex story of Arabic influence on Renaissance thought. It is often assumed that the Renaissance had little interest in Arabic sciences and ...

Success and Suppression: Arabic Sciences and Philosophy in the Renaissance 2016, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass

ISBN-13: 9780674971585

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