What is philosophy? Do we have an “Islamic” philosophy? What are the different Islamic philosophical schools? Why do some oppose philosophy? This course will answer these fundamental questions, and aims at giving an overall view on Islamic philosophy on an introductory level. The course will outline the origins of philosophy, the significance of Islamic philosophy, different philosophical trends, why some oppose philosophy and the contributions of Shi’a scholars to Islamic philosophy.
Taught by Shaykh Zaid Alsalami
6 sessions on Mondays and Wednesdays starting 24th January 2022, 8pm – 10p UK time.
Course taught on Zoom