Science in Islamic philosophy

Zarah Hussain

Islam attempts to synthesize reason and revelation, knowledge and values, in its approach to the study of nature. Knowledge acquired through rational human efforts and…

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Why Muslims should not fear science

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A new trend has developed and grown fast in the Arab world: People rejecting basic scientific knowledge on the grounds that it comes from the…

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Islamic Theological Views on Darwinian Evolution

Intersections by Anila Quayyum Agha 02

The various positions that Muslim scholars have adopted vis-à-vis Darwin’s theory of evolution since its inception in 1859 are here reviewed with an eye on the theological arguments…

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How Being a Muslim Female Scientist Helped Me to Do Better Science

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Most articles about the relationship between Islam, women, and science tend to have a negative ring. As we know, the media thrive on notoriety and…

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Call for Papers – Muslim-Christian Workshop on Philosophy-Theology-Science

Muslim-philosophers

July 9-14, 2017, The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies, Amman, Jordan

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Science and Religion by Bruno Abd-al-Haqq Guiderdoni

Bruno Abd-al-Haqq Guiderdoni

Why Setting New Foundations for the Dialogue Should Matter for Muslims

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Islamic Astronomy by Owen Gingerich

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Historians who track the development of astronomy from antiquity to the Renaissance sometimes refer to the time from the eighth through the 14th centuries as…

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Toward a New Islamic Golden Age

Nidhal Guessoum Task Force

The Muslim world’s past contributions to science and education were extraordinary. The Islamic “golden age” – during which scholarship and learning flourished across the Muslim…

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Why I teach evolution to Muslim students

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Encouraging students to challenge ideas is crucial to fostering a generation of Muslim scientists who are free thinkers, says Rana Dajani.

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How to take Islam back to reason

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Science and Islam are intimately linked. This sounds odd. First, because we normally think of religion as harmfully hostile to science. Wasn’t there a long…

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On the futility of finding science in the Qur’an and in other scriptures

Salman Hameed

What is the relation between science and religion? This is an important question. The world we inhabit today is shaped by modern science and its…

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A Muslim response to Stephen Hawking’s pronouncements about God

Usama Hasan at the Oxford Union

What is it that breathes fire into the equations and makes a universe for them to describe?

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