Aristotle with other Hellenistic philosophers used medical models to explain philosophy. Imam al-Ghazali did so with the Islamic science of purification of the heart. From this wealth of teachings, came the tradition of modern psychology as well as Kitab Penawar. A fruit of Abdul Qadir al-Mandili, a 20th century Sumatran scholar, trained in Kedah and taught in Mecca.
From Aristotle to Kitab Penawar
8pm Tuesday 24 April 2018
Mukha Cafe TTDI
Muhiyuddin b. Hussein Al-Attas is completing a M.Phil from CASIS (UTM). He used to lecture at KUIS and now at Adni Pre-University where he teaches the worldview of Islam and the map of knowledge. His research interest is in S.M.N Al-Attas’ conception of the West, encompassing the origins of the worldview of the West, its philosophical, cultural and religious roots, and how this worldview is impacting the world.