Abstract / Synopsis
In this paper we discuss al-Khwarzmi's life and aspects of his work and suggest a possible hermeneutic avenue into his contribution to mathematics.
Aksoy, A. G. "Al-Khwarizmı and the Hermeneutic Circle: Reflections on a Trip to Samarkand," Journal of Humanistic Mathematics, Volume 6 Issue 2 (July 2016), pages 114-127. DOI: 10.5642/jhummath.201602.09 . Available at: http://scholarship.claremont.edu/jhm/vol6/iss2/9