A General View of Ottoman Historiography of Science

Historiography of science cannot be written correctly without mentioning the studies which constructed the main lines of Ottoman history of science. One of such studies is the pamphlet Terakkiyyât-ı ‘İlmiyye ve Medeniyye of Ahmed Rasim. With all its shortcomings, this pamphlet is worth to be introduced as a short history of Turkish science. This paper aims to give a general understanding of the historiography of science during the Ottoman era via introducing the Terakkiyyât-ı ‘İlmiyye ve Medeniye of Ahmed Rasim, one of the Turkish intellectuals and publishers of the late Ottoman Empire.


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