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Scientific and Political Freedom in Islam: a critical reading of the modernist-apologetic school.

著者名:
Shavit, Uriya
出版元:
Routledge
頁数:
xi,191p
刊行年:
2017
ISBN:
9781138286047

Islam and science -- Islamic civilization -- Philosophy of religion

The modifernist-apologetic approach to the relation between revelation and science and politics has been a central part of Arab discourses on the future of Muslim societies for over a century. This approach introduced historical and theological narratives and interpretative mechanisms that contextualize reason and freedom in Islamic terms to argue that, unlike with Christianity, it is possible for Muslim societies to be technologically and politically advanced without forfeiting revelation as an all-encompassing, legally-binding guide. 'Scientific and Political Freedom in Islam' critically examines the coherence and consistency of modifernist-apologetic scholars. This is done through a discussion of their general theorizing on reason and freedom, which is then followed by discussions of their commentaries on specific scientific and political issues in light of their general theorizing. Regarding the former, the focus is Darwin's theory of evolution, while the universality of the "Biblical flood," the heliocentric model, the Big Bang model and Freudianism are also discussed. Regarding the latter, the focus is Islam's desired structure of government and concept of participatory politics, while individual freedoms are also discussed.

1. A quest for reason and freedom --
2. Islam and science --
3. Islam and democracy

No.
36335
価格:
8,482円


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