Russian Foundation
for Islamic Studies

Upbringing and education from the perspective of Muslim thinkers

Volume II

2018 May 24

Abstract

This collection of works offers a review of the opinions of the most famous medieval Muslim thinkers’ (Al-Jahiz, Ibn Sahnun, al-Farabi, al-Qabisi and Ibn Sina) on education.

Their extended philosophical legacy can make a great contribution to establishing an Islamic educational system, and can become a starting point for studying the history of Islamic thought and Islamic civilization on the whole.

This book can be beneficial not only for practical studies, but can also be used for theoretical and research purposes, setting the stage for classification of educational schools in Islamic history, their analysis and criticism.

The work is meant for experts in Islamic education, as well as a wide range of reader interested in the development of Islamic philosophical thought.

Imprint

Upbringing and education from the perspective of Muslim thinkers / group of authors; translated from Persian by J. Mirzoyev; edited by N.Nurulla-Khojayeva. – V. II. – М.: ООО Sadra, 2018. – 376 p. – (Islamica & Orientalistica).