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Figure 1: Modern imaginary portrait of Al-Farabi (Source).
Al-Farabi's Doctrine of Education: Between Philosophy and Sociological TheoryLEARN MORE
Throughout the ages thinkers have raised the question of what the human being ought to learn in order to be...
Figure 9: Laila and Majnun at School: Page from the Khamsa of Nizami (Quintet of Nizami), dated 835 H/1431–32 CE from Timurid Afghanistan (Herat), painted possibly by Mir Khalil. (Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York; ink, opaque watercolors, and gold on paper) (Source).
The Ethical Theory of Education of Ahmad MiskawayhLEARN MORE
Abu `Ali Ahmad b. Muhammad b. Ya'qub Miskawayh (932-1030) is a brilliant intellectual and philosopher of 10th...
Figure 1: Land and sea trade routes in the Islamic world.
Capitalist Traditions in Early Arab-Islamic CivilizationLEARN MORE
In the following article, Professor S. M. Ghazanfar, a specialist in the history of economic thought in the...
Science and Rationalism in 9th Century BaghdadLEARN MORE
Text of the Lecture of Professor Jim Al-Khalili in the Conference Muslim Heritage in our World: Social...
Muezzin's tower, Yining, Xinjiang. This building is in the architectural style of Islamic buildings typical of the Hui heartlands of Shaanxi and Gansu in the mid-Qing period. This mosque was designed by a Chinese Muslim from Gansu and built in two main stages, in 1760 and 1781. From Zhang Shengyi, Xinjiang chuantong jianzhu yishu.
The Islamic Heritage in China: A General SurveyLEARN MORE
In this article, Anthony Garnaut, an expert of the Muslim Chinese culture, focuses on the Islamic heritage in...