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On Ibn Khaldun’s critical thinking: conceptual framework

Salah, Machouche and Bensaid, Benaouda (2012) On Ibn Khaldun’s critical thinking: conceptual framework. In: International Conference on Ibn Khaldun: Theoretical and Empirical, 17-18 Oct 2012, University of Malaya. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Significant research has been made to understand the thought and contributions of Ibn Khaldun to various branches of human knowledge including philosophy of history, historiography, politics, economics and education. Weak interest however, is shown to his contribution to the theory of human thinking. This research investigates Ibn Khaldun’s perspective on critical thinking, and his critic of some sciences known in his time. This inquiry examines the origin and some of the dimensions of critical thinking as experienced and developed by Ibn Khaldun while highlighting the religious and epistemological factors required to develop potential ability leading to the practice of critical thinking. This research draws on Ibn Khaldun’s writing as well as the contemporary studies, particularly those concerning Ibn Khaldun critical thinking and its epistemological implications.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 6159/27606
Uncontrolled Keywords: critical thinking, revelation, fitrah, innate human nature, human association, malakah, skills
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 Benaouda Bensaid
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2012 12:49
Last Modified: 14 Feb 2013 07:04
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/27606

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