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The Ideals of the Enlightenment – Isaac Kramnick (The Portable Enlightenment Reader)

October 27, 2010 by


In order for the contemporary student of knowledge to attain proper education, he or she must also study the dominant intellectual framework that is often presented as a competing source of authority and intellectual discourse for Islam. Secularized and Westernized elites, intellectuals, and bureaucrats knowingly or unknowingly utilize entire disciplines and arts that are alien […]

The Tragedy of Humanism – Sayyid Naquib al-Attas

October 11, 2010 by


Sayyid Muhammad al-Naquib bin Ali al-Attas (born September 5, 1931) is a prominent contemporary Muslim philosopher and thinker from Malaysia. He is the author of twenty-seven authoritative works on various aspects of Islamic thought and civilization, particularly on Sufism, cosmology, metaphysics, philosophy and Malay language and literature. (Source) The Tragedy of Humanism By Sayyid Naquib al-Attas “Humanistic […]