The Transfer of Science and Philosophy Across Religious Boundaries in the Middle Ages

General event

The Transfer of Science and Philosophy Across Religious Boundaries in the Middle Ages

  • Event time: 6:00pm
  • Event date: 14th November 2014
  • Location: Royal College of Surgeons, Edinburgh

Event details

Prof Charles Burnett, one of the leading scholars working on the history of science and philosophy in the Islamic World, will in this special lecture explore what happens when a scientific or philosophical work is translated from one culture to another, specifically from pagan Greek to Islamic Arabic and from Islamic Arabic to Christian Latin.

Followed by a reception.

This event is FREE but please reserve a ticket.
 

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