This course discusses the development of Islamic philosophy from its early emergence until the peak of its glory during the era of the Khilafah Abbasiyyah. It will endeavour to highlight the purity of Islamic philosophy, discourses of Islamic philosophy, its relation between religion and philosophy and the influence of Greek on Islamic philosophy. It will explore essential  theories prpfounded by Muslim prominent scholars such as al-Kindi, al-Farabi, Ibnu Tufayl and others,

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  2. Ibnu Rushd, 2009, Al-Kasyf An Manahij al-Adillah fi Aqaid al-Millah, Lebanon, Darul Kutub Ilmiah.
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