Mohammed recognized philosophy and science as a threat to his mission.
The article you posted says “It may be stated that algebra and both plane and spherical trigonometry were Arab developments.”
The article is wrong though, it was a Persian not Arab with the algebra advances — Al-Khwarzimi...
His contributions were major to the field.
It didn’t “pass” to the arabs. The arabs picked the few things their brains were capable of understanding, and that they could use for murder.
One must also take note, that Arabs that used what minimal books available - transcribed those over to Arabs - took credit - and destroyed the originals. Even if Arabs did add on the established sciences and mathematics - they did so due to non-Arab’s before them - or the slaves they took that taught and instructed their new masters in such endeavors.
It’s amazing that the Arab Enlightenment ended after the conquered slaves all died out and those Arabs that were educated by Greeks and others - soon died - the Moslem Enlightenment was over! Says alot about how Moslems poison anything good! These are historical facts known ...I learned about it in 6th Grade History - before the socialists came out with re-written versions in 90’s and present day...
Don’t forget the huge contributions of Assyrian scientists and philosophers to “Muslim science”.
At the point and edge of a sword, I figure. It’s reasonable to suspect, from recent history, if the Arabs have something they stole it from someone else.
From the Gates of Vienna is a well researched video that makes the points that the downfall of classical civilization didn’t happen because of Goths or the Germans but rather the Moslems circa 640 AD.
Dr. Bill Warner is the founder of the Center for the Study of Political Islam (CSPI). The video below records a talk he gave recently about the real history of Islam, and why there is such a powerful tendency towards collective amnesia about it in the West.
His account of the destruction of classical civilization by the Great Jihad is a superb follow-up to Mohammed and Charlemagne Revisited by Emmet Scott, which was examined at length here last month.
This is possibly the best concise exposition of the history of Islamic violence that I have ever heard: