Transfonnation of phannacology in the Islamic civilization

Roziah Sidik @ Mat Sidek, Ammalina Dalillah Mohd Isa

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This study is a research on the transformation of pharmacology in the Islamic civilization (7th-10th centuries AD).Its pwpose is to expose the development and progress in this field. The objective is to highlight the factors which led to transformation in this field. The research method used is content analysis by examining sources on pharmacology in the Islamic civilization to obtain information on the extent of transformation which had occurred in this field. Results analysis shows that the transformation of pharmacology did occur in the Islamic civilization. It began with a focus on onsis also shows that the transformation of pharmacology occurred because of six factors. The first factor was the great increase in demand for medicine in the market. Second was the extreme curiosity about pharmacology. Third was the maturity ofprofessionals in this field. The fourth factor was the royal patronage and commands issued by the rulers. Fifth was the translation movement which occurred in the Muslim world and the sixth factor was the development in other fields of knowledge.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)647-652
Number of pages6
JournalSocial Sciences (Pakistan)
Volume7
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Keywords

  • Information
  • Islamic civilization
  • Malaysia
  • Pharmacology
  • Toxicology
  • Transformation

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Transfonnation of phannacology in the Islamic civilization. / Sidik @ Mat Sidek, Roziah; Isa, Ammalina Dalillah Mohd.

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Sidik @ Mat Sidek, Roziah ; Isa, Ammalina Dalillah Mohd. / Transfonnation of phannacology in the Islamic civilization. In: Social Sciences (Pakistan). 2012 ; Vol. 7, No. 5. pp. 647-652.
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