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Qur’anic prerequisits to developing scientific mind: a presentation

Gilani, Sayyid Muhammad Yunus (2013) Qur’anic prerequisits to developing scientific mind: a presentation. In: International Conference on Habits of Mind 2013, 7-9 Nov 2013, Kuala Lumpur. (Unpublished)

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Islamic science has a glorious past and it successfully contributes to the development of modern science. The emergence, developments and accomplishments of Islamic scientific trend are traced back to the advent of Islamic era when human mind had been radically reformed, and transformed from its irrational and superstitious tendency into a scientific nature. There are overwhelming emphases given in the Quran on shaping a scientific mind. In order to achieve this aim, the Quran follows many unique methods, such as denying supposition in the place of conviction, disobeying caprice and emotions in place of knowledge, discouraging blind imitation of forefathers and chieftains, developing consciousness, employing deductive reasoning, approaching the doctrine of cause and effect, posing enlightening questions, developing deep and critical thinking instead of superficial outlook. However, in the context of modern approaches of shaping scientific mind, Qur’anic three approaches namely making mind conscious, developing capacity of objective judgment and conscious reasoning should be scrutinized

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 5372/33452
Uncontrolled Keywords: Qur’anic Prerequisites, Islamic sciences, The Qurān, Knowledge, Scientific Mind
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP100 Sacred books > BP134 Qur'an
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of General Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Sayyid Muhammad Yunus Gilani
Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2014 15:50
Last Modified: 23 Jan 2014 15:50
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/33452

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