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Where modern science and civilization meet Islamic values and epistemology: creative encounters

Solihu, Abdul Kabir Hussain (2010) Where modern science and civilization meet Islamic values and epistemology: creative encounters. In: IIUM Research, Innovation & Invention Exhibition (IRIIE 2010), 26 - 27 January 2010, Kuala Lumpur.

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Abstract

Modern science and civilization develop many things for human use and raise many critical questions which touch the core Islamic ethical and aesthetical values and its epistemology, leaving us with more doubts than ever before. Islam advanced a positive attitude towards science and civilization through its well established epistemology and value-based mechanism rooted in the Maqasid al-Shari‘ah (objectives of Islamic law). Based on this mechanism Islam creatively endorses whatever meets its standard and rejects whatever violates it. This creative encounter between Islam and modern science and civilization is explored in five broad integrated fronts: ethical, aesthetical, epistemological, eschatological and ontological fronts. The findings are published in four local and international refereed journals and in a book chapter.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Additional Information: 4608/10011
Uncontrolled Keywords: IRIIE 2010, modern science, civilization, Islamic values
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP160 General works on Islam
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of General Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Abdul Kabir Hussain Solihu
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2011 16:20
Last Modified: 20 Mar 2014 17:06
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/10011

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