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How do We Know? Summary of Lecture by Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas

(20th April 2013)Summary of Saturday Night Lecture (5th Session) HOW DO WE KNOW? Being a summary of the CASIS Saturday Night Lecture by Tan Sri Professor Dr. Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas on Saturday, 20th April 2013 “Corruptio optimi pessima.” – Latin proverb Knowledge is the light by which everything else is made manifest and ready [...]

Preserving the Semantic Structure of Islamic Key Terms: al-Isfahani, Izutsu and al-Attas by Syamsuddin Arif

Semantics of Islamic KeyTerms: al-Isfahani, Izutsu and al-Attas by Syamsuddin Arif Description: An overview of how pre-Islamic Arabic transformed into post-Islamic Arabic, through the works of Toshihiko Izutsu, Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas and Ragib al-Isfahani. Download PDF Related: The Concept of Religion by Sayyid Naquib al-Attas Justice and Its Relationship to Knowledge – Sayyid Naquib al-Attas [...]

Study Questions for Understanding Works of Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas – Adi Setia

Study Questions for Understanding Works of Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas – Adi Setia The following questions are taken from a midterm examination of an ethics course taught by Professor Adi Setia at the International Islamic University, Malaysia. They provide a useful companion to the books of Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas and have been cr0ss-posted here [...]

Revisiting “Meaning and Experience of Happiness in Islām”

Revisiting “Meaning and Experience of Happiness in Islām” Prof Syed Naquib Al-Attas (seated) and Cikgu Abdullah of Dar al-Andalus of Singapore. by Wan Ahmad Fayhsal On the 18th of February 2012, Assembly of Intellectual Muslim (HAKIM) have sent six of their members to a lecture organized by Dar al-Andalus, Suffah Study Circle of Singapore at [...]

Discovering the treasure that is Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas

Discovering the treasure that is Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas Written by Sister Shagufta Pasta In one of our sessions with Shaykh Faraz at the University of Toronto studying Imam Haddad’s Poem of Counsel, we were recommended to read Syed Muhammad al-Attas’s book “Islam and Secularism.” The pdf I had was a little difficult to read, but [...]

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf Interviews Sayyid Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas

Shaykh Hamza Yusuf with Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas Shaykh Hamza Yusuf interviews Professor Sayyid Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas. From the MBC program: Rihla with Hamza Yusuf. Syed Muhammad al Naquib bin Ali bin Abdullah bin Muhsin al Attas (born September 5, 1931) is a prominent contemporary Muslim philosopher and thinker from Malaysia. He is one of [...]

The Loss of Adab, The Corruption of Knowledge, and The Moral Dislocation of the Muslim World (Sayyid Naquib al-Attas) – Allahcentric Blog

Thanks to Khurram Zaman for sharing this. Reblogged from Allahcentric Blog. The Loss of Adab, The Corruption of Knowledge, and The Moral Dislocation of the Muslim World By Sayyid Naquib al-Attas Welcome Address by Professor  Naquib al-Attas Your Royal Highness Prince El-Hassan bin Talal of the Hashemite Kingdom Of Jordan, Distinguished Scholars, Excellencies, Ladies and [...]

The Forgetfulness of Man – Sayyid Naquib al-Attas – Allahcentric Blog

It is ironic that we live in an era that has been coined “The Information Age” where human beings have attained, rather than knowledge, epic proportions of ignorance. Citizens of the most powerful nations of the earth often fail to identify important regions – and on occasion their own homeland – on a map. If [...]

Who is Muhammad (God bless him and grant him peace)? – Sayyid Naquib al-Attas

Who is Muhammad (God bless him and grant him peace)? Sayyid Naquib al-Attas The following excerpt is from “Prolegemona to the Metaphysics of Islam: An Exposition of the Fundamental Elements of the Worldview of Islam” by Sayyid Naquib al-Attas. In it, he challenges the modern portrayal of man as a rational agent with independent creative [...]

Man’s Indebtedness to Allah (exalted be He) – Sayyid Naquib al-Attas

Man’s Indebtedness to Allah (exalted be He) by Sayyid Naquib al-Attas The following excerpt is from “Prolegemona to the Metaphysics of Islam: An Exposition of the Fundamental Elements of the Worldview of Islam” by Sayyid Naquib al-Attas. In it, he challenges the modern portrayal of man as a rational agent with independent creative capabilities and [...]