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Knowledge and civilisation in Islam

Sulaiman, Kabuye Uthman, ed. (2017) Knowledge and civilisation in Islam. International Institute of Islamic Thought East and South East Asia & International Islamic University Malaysia, Batu Caves, Selangor. ISBN 978-967-15622-6-0

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THIS is a multi-authored book aimed at undergraduate students. It exposes them to the concepts of knowledge and civilisation in Islam.The authors are PhD holders in Islamic studies and teach at the Department of Fundamental and Inter­ Disciplinary Studies, Kulliyyah of lslamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences (KIRKHS), International Islamic University Malaysia. The aims of this book are threefold. Firstly, to describe the Islamic conception of knowledge with reference to its meaning, classification, aims and importance, the fundamental differences between the Islamic and secular conceptions of knowledge, ethical axioms of learning in Islam with special reference to Abu al-Hasan al-Mawardi's adab al- 'ilm and the Qur'an, true report and the cause of knowledge in the Islamic intellectual tradition. Secondly, to elucidate the concept of civilisation in relation to its meaning, history, common characteristics and importance, Islamic perspective of civilization, the contribution of Muslims to knowledge and civilization, the mosque as a symbol of Islamic civilization, the factors for the rise of the Islamic civilization, the contribution of Muslim scholars to the Islamic civilisation and Islam as the future civilisation of mankind.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 5215/61470 - Library has no copy
Uncontrolled Keywords: knowledge, civilisation in Islam
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam > BP170.8 Universality of Islam
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of General Studies
Depositing User: Dr. Kabuye Uthman Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2018 11:58
Last Modified: 11 Mar 2019 10:20
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/61470

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