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Wilkinson, Matthew L. N. (2013) 'Introducing Islamic Critical Realism.' Journal of Critical Realism, 12 (4). pp. 419-442.

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Abstract

This article makes the case for a contemporary philosophy of Islam to help Muslims surmount the challenges of postmodernity and to transcend the hiatuses and obstacles that Muslims face in their interaction and relationships with non-Muslims. It argues that the philosophy of critical realism so fittingly underlabours for the contemporary interpretation, clarification and conceptual deepening of Islamic doctrine and practice as to suggest and necessitate the development of a distinctive Islamic critical realist philosophy, social and educational theory and world-view, specifically suited for this purpose. This approach is called Islamic critical realism.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of History, Religions & Philosophies > Department of Religions & Philosophies
Legacy Departments > Faculty of Languages and Cultures > Department of the Languages and Cultures of the Near and Middle East > Centre of Islamic Studies
ISSN: 14767430
DOI (Digital Object Identifier): https://doi.org/10.1179/1476743013Z.00000000014
Date Deposited: 08 Oct 2015 10:27
URI: https://eprints.soas.ac.uk/id/eprint/21001

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