Lattice Energy LLC- Ibn al-Haytham-ca 1016-Quote from Kitab al-Manadhir re Search for Scientific Truth-April 21 2013
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Quote is from the renowned Arab mathematician and brilliant polymath Ibn Al-Haytham (Arabic: أب و ع لي، ال ح سن ب ن ال ح سن ب ن ال ه ي ثم ), considered by many historians of ...

Quote is from the renowned Arab mathematician and brilliant polymath Ibn Al-Haytham (Arabic: أب و ع لي، ال ح سن ب ن ال ح سن ب ن ال ه ي ثم ), considered by many historians of science to be the father of the modern scientific method; he made this statement in his famous 7-volume treatise on optics, Kitab Al-Manadhir (written ca. 1011 - 1021, purportedly while under house arrest in Egypt).

Note: Piri Reis' full, formal Turkish name was Hadji Ahmed Muhiddin Piri.

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Lattice Energy LLC- Ibn al-Haytham-ca 1016-Quote from Kitab al-Manadhir re Search for Scientific Truth-April 21 2013 Presentation Transcript

  • 1. “We start by observing reality ... we try to select solid(unchanging) observations that are not affected by how weperceive (measure) them. We then proceed by increasingour research and measurement, subjecting premises tocriticism, and being cautious in drawing conclusions ... Inall we do, our purpose should be balanced not arbitrary, thesearch for truth, not support of opinions ... Hopefully, byfollowing this method ... (we can find a) road to the truththat we can be confident in ...”Lattice Energy LLCLENRS: powering the world to a green futureApril 21, 2013 Lattice Energy LLC, Copyright 2013 All rights reserved 1Ibn al-Haytham ‫ثم‬ ‫ي‬ ‫ه‬ ‫ال‬ ‫ن‬ ‫ب‬ ‫سن‬ ‫ح‬ ‫ال‬ ‫ن‬ ‫ب‬ ‫سن‬ ‫ح‬ ‫ال‬ ،‫لي‬ ‫ع‬ ‫و‬ ‫ب‬Kitâb al-Manâzir ca. 1011 - 1021 Image: surviving fragment of a map of the pre-modern world compiled in 1513 from militaryintelligence by the brilliant Ottoman admiral andcartographer, Piri Reis – now thought to be entirelyauthentic thanks to book by Gavin Menzies,”1421:The year China discovered America” (2002)