Author(s): Richard N. Frye and Aydin M. Sayili
Source: Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 63, No. 3 (Jul. - Sep., 1943), pp. 194- 207
Published by: American Oriental Society
Aydin Sayili, 1913-1993
It has been said that "few historians of science count themselves among George Sarton's students" because in his "concern to stablish the history of science as a respectable scholarly enterprise, Sarton made demands on students so severe as to be self-defeating." Aydin Sayili was the first of those rare student-species to receive a Ph.D. under Sarton at Harvard University. The date of his degree and the title of his dissertation were announced in 1942.