Islam, Modernity, and the Human Sciences
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Palgrave Macmillan (2011)
This book discloses a largely unnoticed dialogue between Muslim and Western social thought on the search for meaning and transcendence in the human sciences. The disclosure is accomplished by a comparative reading of contemporary Muslim debates on secular knowledge on the one hand, and of a foundational Western debate on the demise of metaphysics in the human sciences on the other hand. The comparative reading is grounded in a dialogical hermeneutic approach; that is, a hermeneutic approach to texts and cultural traditions that draws upon the work of Hans Georg Gadamer and also upon the insights of inter-religious dialogue
|Keywords||Social sciences Philosophy Islam Christianity Christianity and other religions Islam|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Call number||H61.15.Z35 2011|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Oddbjørn Leirvik (2006). Human Conscience and Muslim-Christian Relations: Modern Egyptian Thinkers on Al-Ḍamīr. Routledge.
Muhammad Iqbal Afaqi (2011). Knowledge of God: A Comparative Study of Christian and Islamic Epistemologies. National Book Foundation.
Ronald L. Nettler, Mohamed Mahmoud & John Cooper (eds.) (2000). Islam and Modernity: Muslim Intellectuals Respond. I. B. Tauris.
Irene Oh (2007). The Rights of God: Islam, Human Rights, and Comparative Ethics. Georgetown University Press.
Jalalul Haq (1999). Post-Modernity, Paganism, and Islam. Minerva Press.
Ronald L. Nettler (2000). Mohamed Talbi's Ideas on Islam and Politics: A Conception of Islam for the Modern World. In Ronald L. Nettler, Mohamed Mahmoud & John Cooper (eds.), Islam and Modernity: Muslim Intellectuals Respond. I. B. Tauris
Ahmad Syafii Maarif (ed.) (2008). Islam & Universal Values: Islam's Contribution to the Construction of a Pluralistic World. International Center for Islam and Pluralism.
David Cook (2004). The Implications of "Martyrdom Operations" for Contemporary Islam. Journal of Religious Ethics 32 (1):129 - 151.
Asgharali Engineer (2011). The Prophet of Non-Violence: Spirit of Peace, Compassion & Universality in Islam. Vitasta Pub..
Thomas Mooren (2001). "I Do Not Adore What You Adore!": Theology and Philosophy in Islam: Selected Papers and Speeches. Media House.
Karen Armstrong (1993/2004). A History of God: The 4000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Gramercy Books.
Abdulkader Tayob (2009). Religion in Modern Islamic Discourse. Columbia University Press.
I. Ahmad (2011). Democracy and Islam. Philosophy and Social Criticism 37 (4):459-470.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2010-11-21
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?