This subject will introduce students to principles of critical reasoning and Islamic literature of mantiq (logic). Historically Muslim logicians were able to develop a distinct system of logic, uniquely suited for examining concepts, ideas, and strictures rooted in divine revelation. Al-Ghazali's rules of logic will be examined. In addition, students will develop the skills to differentiate between valid and invalid, sound and unsound arguments. They will also practice and develop skills in constructing sound logical arguments and in applying critical reasoning in their writing and research.
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Centre for Islamic Studies and Civilisation
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