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Title: Muslim and Non-muslim Collaboration: Catalyst to the Scientific and Technologicalexcellence of the Abbasid Era
Authors: Wan Kamal Mujani
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Aff: Department of Arabic Studies and Islamic Civilization, Faculty of Islamic Studies, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, 43600 Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia.
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Keywords: Muslim; Non-muslim; Collaboration; Scholars; Catalyst; Science; Technology; Islamic Civilization
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Abstract:This article analyses the collaboration between Muslim and non-Muslim scholars in the Islamic civilization,
specifically during the Abbasid era. Its purpose is to give due acknowledgement to non-Muslim scholars who
worked closely with Muslim scholars to spur science and technology excellence in the Islamic civilization
during the Abbasid era. In addition, it also aims to discover the reasons conducive to Muslim and non-Muslim
collaboration in developing science and technology in the Islamic civilization. This study finds that Muslim and
non-Muslim scholars could work closely together to develop scientific and technological progress during the
Abbasid era