What if The Matrix was in 16th Century Nusantara? – 22 August

And instead of seeing Morpheus, he sat with the legendary Hamza Fansuri, or Nuruddin al-Raniri? This will be an evening where we talk about the amazing developed holistic work by classic Malay thinkers on the conception of reality, around the same time when Europe was about to start talking about it. 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.

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