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Did Medieval Islamic Theology Subvert Science?
It is often supposed in Islamic studies that Al-Ghazali demolished the basis for science in the Muslim world by his so-called orthodox attack against rational thinking which nurtured a negative...
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Natural Philosophy in the Islamic World
In the following short report, we present a summary of the lecture presented by Professor Peter Adamson in the Muslim Heritage Awareness Group (MHAG) meeting organized by FSTC in London on 30 March...
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Kairouan Capital of Political Power and Learning in the Ifriqiya
The following article presents a survey on some glorious pages of the history of Kairouan, the ancient capital of the Islamic Ifriqiya (present day Tunisia). Founded in 670 by ‘Uqba ibn Nafi', the...
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Rediscovering Arabic Science
The magazine Saudi Aramco World published in May-June 2007 an interesting folder on Arabic and Islamic science. The folder of 20 pages consists of several articles illustrated with a rich iconography...
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The Ethical Theory of Education of Ahmad Miskawayh
Abu `Ali Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Ya'qub Miskawayh (932-1030) is a brilliant intellectual and philosopher of 10th-century Buwayhid Baghdad. His effect on Islamic philosophy is mainly concerned with...
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Muslim Heritage and Education
This is the text of a presentation made to The Education and Culture Committee of the EU Parliament in Brussels on the 5th November 2008.
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Figure 1: Map of the expansion of the Islamic territories during the age of the Caliphs.
The Islamic Historical Literature
The narration of historical events and the reflexion upon their causes are old scholarly concerns since...
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Figure 1: View into Al-Azhar's courtyard. (Source).
Education in Islam - The Role of the Mosque
Islam prompted mankind to learn. Thus, from the beginning of Islamic history, the concrete symbol of Islam (...
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