The development of science in the context of Islamic civilization

Document Type : Review article



In this paper, the history behind the development of science in Islamic civilization infrastructures has been explained at the first place and then the causes of developments in science and technology among Muslims have been explored. Generally, Muslims invented a spectrum of science to meet the needs of Islamic society and to satisfy their thirst of knowledge. Besides they adopted another spectrum of science from other nations and tribes. Both fields of sciences grew to a remarkable level of development and excellence then. Islam encourages learning and gaining knowledge which is the basis of Muslims’ growth. Another reason for science and knowledge growth among Muslims was the patience and interactive resilient relations with lettered and knowing people. This resilience and patience was the social driving motor for obtaining the science of other nations and resulted in a decent atmosphere for research and the Scientifics’ development.