Islam : A Contemporary Philosophical Investigation

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This book guides readers through an investigation of the rationality of Islamic belief and commitment. Specific issues treated in-depth include the relationship between faith and reason, arguments for and against Islamic belief, and the rationality of Islamic belief in the context of contemporary philosophical issues such as problems of religious diversity, evil, and the historical-critical method. This text is appropriate for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students seeking an objective, philosophical introduction to Islam, a subject of increasing interest in classrooms around the more

Product details

  • Paperback | 158 pages
  • 159 x 235mm
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138910228
  • 9781138910225

About Imran Aijaz

Imran Aijaz is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Michigan- Dearborn, more

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Preface 1. Can Islam Be Investigated Philosophically? 2. Classical Traditionalist Fideism in Islam 3. Classical Scholastic Fideism in Islam 4. Contemporary Fideism in Islam 5. Rationalist Arguments for Islamic Belief 6. Religious Doubt, Islamic Faith and The Skeptical Muslimshow more

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"Clear and well-argued throughout, a serious contribution to the longstanding debate of how Islam and philosophy can coexist". Oliver Leaman, University of Kentucky, USAshow more