The House of Wisdom was populated by a number of multitalented thinkers – at a time marked by fervent collaboration and intellectual prosperity in the Arabic-speaking world.
Innovative ideas spring from many sources, research finds.
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Some of the most innovative people in the world earn Nobel Prizes. Scholars of creativity identify what they have in common and what regular people can learn and emulate from their examples.
Mosul, a major city in northern Iraq, in the 19th century
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Day 4 of our Understanding Islam series. Knowing the historical contributions of Islam and its influence on other faiths can help counter many assumptions about the religion today.
The Greatest Mind You’ve Never Heard Of.
The 13th century polymath Robert Grosseteste was ahead of his time when it came to understanding light, colour and the universe itself.
Much more television is being produced today than ever before, across all genres.
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It’s not uncommon to hear people deriding reality TV. But isn’t the format just a response to the changing landscape of television?
The shocking brutality of the first world war has had ongoing consequences.
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US philosopher William H.F. Altman will deliver the keynote address at Crisis and Reconfigurations: 100 years of European Thought Since 1914, a conference hosted by the European Philosophy and the History…