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The epistemology, ontology, and axiology of psychology from Islamic perspectives

Abdul Rahman, Shukran (2018) The epistemology, ontology, and axiology of psychology from Islamic perspectives. In: 2nd International Islam and Science Symposium 2018, 26th -31st October 2018, Istanbul, Turkey. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

BACKGROUND Scholars have been found to use various approaches and methods when studying subject matters in Psychology, and the subject matter-in questions differ from one scholar to another. It has been found that both the former, which concerns the epistemological aspect of Psychology; and the latter (ontological aspects) have been influenced by cultural factors, including the belief systems of the scholars and their disciples (axiological aspects). OBJECTIVES The objective of this paper is to discuss the nature of human characteristics (ontological aspects); the ways to study them (ontological aspects), and the underlying principles which govern the process to, and scope of, the study of human characteristics (axiological aspects) by highlighting the contributions of Bediüzzaman Said Nursi to the field of Psychology. METHOD This paper attempts to address the objectives by adopting the Kipling method of collecting and analysing information (Miller, 2009). It helps the authors to analyse relevant information obtained from various literature which feature Said Nursi and his work. SIGNIFICANCE This paper highlights the contribution of Said Nursi in the study of Psychology, offering an alternative avenue to the Western perspective of Psychology. It also features the roles of Muslim scholars in describing the nature of human being and the ways they derive the knowledge.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Slide Presentation)
Additional Information: 2032/81301
Uncontrolled Keywords: Epistemology, ontology, axiology, psychology, İslamic perspective.
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Psychology
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Depositing User: AP Dr Shukran Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2020 16:31
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2020 16:31
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/81301

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