Translation, Commentary and Textual Notes

  • Syed Nomanul Haq
Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 158)


Praise be to God for perpetually bestowing upon us His gifts and favors, and for His benevolence. After this follow our prayers for our lord Muhammad and his family. Peace be upon them!

In several books belonging to the Books of Balance, we had promised you an account of the views of Balīnās, particularly with regard to the Science of Balance. Accordingly, we now proceed at once with an exposition of those aspects of his doctrine which are in agreement [with our views] and those which are not.


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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Syed Nomanul Haq
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  1. 1.Center for Middle Eastern StudiesHarvard UniversityUSA

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