Skip to Content

The Epistemology of Ibn Khaldun

By Zaid Ahmad

Routledge – 2003 – 208 pages

Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

Purchasing Options:

  • Add to CartPaperback: $49.95
    978-0-415-61275-3
    November 28th 2010
  • Add to CartHardback: $200.00
    978-0-415-30285-2
    May 29th 2003

Description

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.

Reviews

'A highly esteemed piece of work.' - Ghazali Basri, Jawhar

Author Bio

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.

Name: The Epistemology of Ibn Khaldun (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Zaid Ahmad. 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...
Categories: Sociology & Social Policy