Edinburgh University Press

The Rise of Colleges: Institutions of Learning in Islam and the West

George Makdisi





Chapter 1: Institutions

I. The Rise of the Schools of Law

II. Typology of Institutions of Learning

III. The Law of Waqf


Chapter 2: Instruction

I. Divisions of the Fields of Knowledge

II. Organisation of Learning

III. The Methodology of Learning


Chapter 3: The Scholastic Community

I. Professors

II. Students

III. Posts, Occupations, Functions


Chapter 4: Islam and the Christian West

I. Introductory Remarks

II. Institutions

III. Instruction

IV. The Scholastic Community