- AKMALIZA BT ABDULLAH
Semester : Semester 1 2016/2017 Synopsis :
This course is designed to introduce students to the philosophy of knowledge which covers discussion concerning the definition of knowledge, its concept, theory, the history of knowledge, knowledge culture and transmission of knowledge from the Islamic civilization to the West. The focus will also be given on the discussion about science, its concept, its historical development, cosmology, the Islamic view pertaining to the learning of science, the methodology of Islamic science as well as the comparison between the Islamic Science and the modern science. The coverage also includes the discussion about technology, its concept, its historical development, possible solutions to the issues on technology and the relation between technology and religion. In addition, it also discusses about the man in terms of concept, theory and the process of creation which encompasses the stages of life, the role of man, ethics and the purpose underlying the creation of man.
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- Topic 1
Topic 1MAN AND THE CONCEPT OF KNOWLEDGE
This topic provides an introduction to the concept and philosophy of knowledge according to Muslim and Western scholars, its classification as well as the ontological, epistemological and axiological aspects of knowledge.It explains about the history of knowledge and philosophy in the civilization of mankind; the knowledge culture and its practical application.
- Topic 2
TRANSMISSION OF KNOWLEDGE
This topic includes discussion on the transmission of knowledge from the Islamic Civilization to the West, its historical background and the impact of knowledge transmission to the European people.
- Topic 3
This topic focuses on the concept of science, the difference between philosophy and science, the classification of sciences and the historical development of science
- Topic 4
LEARNING SCIENCE: AN ISLAMIC PERSPECTIVE
This topic provides the discussion on the Islamic Scientific Methods and the characteristics of the Islamic scientific methods.
- Topic 5
In this topic, we will discuss on the concept of technology, the Islamic perspective of technology, the concept of technology, its historical development; and basic principles of Islamic science & technology
- Topic 6
Topic 6THE COMPARISON BETWEEN THE ISLAMIC AND WESTERN SCIENCEIn this topic, we will discuss on the similarities and differences between the Islamic and Western science.
- Topic 7
ISSUES ON SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY: POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS
This topic will discuss on the issues on science and technology, the conflict between religion and modern science, and the needs of modern science and technology to the religion
- Topic 8
Topic 8MAN FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF ISLAM AND MODERN SCIENCEThis topic will introduce students to the concept of man, the theories of man’s existence and the creation of man
- Topic 9
Topic 9THE ROLE OF MANThis topic will discuss on the role of man, man as the best creation on earth, the purpose underlying the creation of man and the ethics and values.
- Topic 10
Topic 10COSMOLOGYThis topic will introduce students to the definition of cosmology, the Islamic perspective of cosmology, cosmogony, the Western scholars’ views on Cosmology, al-Quran and the creation of the universe, the purpose of it’s creation and the theories concerning the end of the world
- Topic 11
1. THE ACHIEVEMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF ISLAMIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
- In myriad fields including astronomy, mathematics, geography, biology
- Topic 12
THE ACHIEVEMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF ISLAMIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
- In physics, chemistry, pharmacy, medicine
- Topic 13
Topic 13THE ACHIEVEMENTS AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF ISLAMIC SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
- In architecture, town planning, engineering, music