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Al-Farabi's Epistemology : the role of reason in the discovery of knowledge

Pawan Ahmad, Isham (2004) Al-Farabi's Epistemology : the role of reason in the discovery of knowledge. Annual Journal of the International Islamic University, Islamabad, Pakistan, 12. pp. 21-37.

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The Muslim philosophers in spite of the variety of place in which they lived or wrote their works have a undeniable similiarity in the themes of their writings and in the questiuon which they raised and attempted to answer. Anawati points out three factors that unite the themes of the muslim philosophers : 1) they had the same starting point viz. the Quranic truths and the everyday teachings of islam, 20they saw thier philosophy as a conmtinuation of past wisdoms, 3) they were convinced of the oneness of all knowledge crowned by metaphysicsor Illahiyat

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BD Speculative Philosophy
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Depositing User: Dr isham pawan ahmad
Date Deposited: 14 Sep 2022 14:57
Last Modified: 14 Sep 2022 14:57
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/99911

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