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Author Zaid Ahmad, 1962-

Title The epistemology of Ibn Khaldun / Zaid Ahmad
Published London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2003

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 192 pages) : illustrations
Series Culture and civilization in the Middle East
Culture and civilisation in the Middle East.
Contents 1. Introductory materials to the study of chapter 6 of the Muqaddima -- 2. Man as thinking animal : a philosophical introduction to human psychology and the establishment of social organisation -- 3. The division of the sciences -- 4. The intellectual sciences (al-'ulūm al-'aqliyya) -- 5. Scholarship as a science and pedagogical method -- 6. Language and literature -- 7. Conclusions and findings
Summary This is an analytical examination of Ibn Khaldun's epistemology, centred on Chapter Six of the Muqaddima. In this chapter, entitled The Book of Knowledge (Kitab al'Ilm), Ibn Khaldun sketched his general ideas about knowledge and science and its relationship with human social organisation and the establishment of a civilisation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-186) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Ibn Khaldūn, 1332-1406. Kitāb al-ʿibar. Muqaddimah.
Ibn Khaldūn, 1332-1406 -- Contributions in the theory of knowledge
Ibn Khaldūn, 1332-1406
SUBJECT Kitāb al-ʻibar (Ibn Khaldūn) fast
Subject Knowledge, Theory of.
Islamic civilization.
epistemology.
REFERENCE -- Questions & Answers.
Islamic civilization
Knowledge, Theory of
Form Electronic book
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