ISBN-10:
0415302854
ISBN-13:
9780415302852
Pub. Date:
07/22/2003
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
The Epistemology of Ibn Khaldun / Edition 1

The Epistemology of Ibn Khaldun / Edition 1

by Zaid Ahmad
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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415302852
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/22/2003
Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East Series
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Zaid Ahmad is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Civilizational Studies at Universiti Putra Malaysia. He lectures on various subjects in Philosophy, Ethics, Islamic Thought, History and Civilizational Studies. Among his latest publications is 'Epistemology and Human Dimension in Urban Studies', in Urban Issues and Challenges, Kuala Lumpur.

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