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Islamic Book Trust

Islamic Civilisation and The Modern World: Thematic Essays

Osman Bakar

Paperback

9789991712703

 

Contents

 

Chapter 1

Islamic Civilisation as a Global Presence with Special Reference to its Knowledge Culture

 

Chapter 2

The Qur'anic Identity of the Muslim Ummah: Tawhidic Epistemology as its Foundation and Sustainer

 

Chapter 3

Islam's Destiny: A Civilisational Bridge between the East and the West

 

Chapter 4

Comparative Notes on Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi's and Ibn Khaldun's Classifications of the Sciences: A Turning Point in Islamic Intellectual History

 

Chapter 5

The Spiritual and Ethical Foundation of Science and Technology in Islamic Civilisation

 

Chapter 6

Islamic Medical and Public Health System

 

Chapter 7

The Role of Cosmology in the Cultivation of the Arts: Addressing Aesthetic Needs in Islamic Civilisation

 

Chapter 8

Environmental Health and Welfare as an Important Aspect of Civilisational Islam

 

Chapter 9

The Golden Age of Science in Islamic Spain

 

Chapter 10

Islam's Contributions to Human Civilisation with Special Reference to Science and Scientific Culture

 

Chapter 11

Islam and the Three Waves of Globalisation: The Southeast Asian Experience

 

Chapter 12

Islam as a Shaping Force of Cultural Identity in Southeast Asia: The Case of the Malay-Islamic Identity

 

Chapter 13

The Identity Crisis of the Contemporary Muslim Ummah: The Loss of Tawhidic Epistemology as Its Root Cause

 

Chapter 14

The Place and Role of Maqasid al-Shari'ah in the Ummah's Twenty-First Century Civilisational Renewal