Module code: V7089
30 credits in autumn teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination
This module aims to introduce you to the main themes, movements and thinkers of the Islamic Philosophical Tradition. There is an emphasis on trying to make it conversant with some themes from modern Western philosophy.
Topics to be addressed will include:
- Islamic Metaphysics
- the notion of Islamic Science
- Ibn Sina's epistemology
- Sufism and mysticism
- Ibn Rushd's philosophy of language
- the philosophy of Al-Kindi
- Al-Ghazali on ethics.