Chapter 39. Muslim Philosophy of History

  1. Aviezer Tucker
  1. Zaid Ahmad

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch39

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography

How to Cite

Ahmad, Z. (2008) Muslim Philosophy of History, in A Companion to the Philosophy of History and Historiography (ed A. Tucker), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304916.ch39

Editor Information

  1. Prague, Czech Republic

Author Information

  1. Universiti Putra, Malaysia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405149082

Online ISBN: 9781444304916

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Keywords:

  • Muslim or Islamic philosophy of history?;
  • Islamic concept of history;
  • Muslim philosophy of history;
  • development of Muslim philosophy of history and historiography;
  • two Muslim philosophers of history - Ibn Miskawayh and Ibn Khaldun;
  • Muslim philosophy of history and encounters with the West

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Muslim or Islamic Philosophy of History?

  • Islamic Concept of History

  • Development of Muslim Philosophy of History and Historiography

  • Two Muslim Philosophers of History: Ibn Miskawayh and Ibn Khaldun

  • Muslim Philosophy of History and Encounters with the West

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further Reading