The Epistemology of Ibn Khaldun
This is an analytical examination of Ibn Khaldun's epistemology, centred on Chapter Six of the Muqaddima. In this chapter, entitled The Book of Knowledge (Kitab al'Ilm), Ibn Khaldun sketched his general ideas about knowledge and science and its relationship with human social organisation and the establishment of a civilisation.
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1 Introductory materials to the study of Chapter 6 of the Muqaddima
a philosophical introduction to human psychology and the establishment of social organisation
3 The division of the sciences
4 The intellectual sciences alulum alaqliyya
5 Scholarship as a science and pedagogical method
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