Tag: philosophy

Can education be decolonized in Pakistan?

Ikram Sehgal | Established initially as institutions of higher studies, Madrasahs taught law, Islamic sciences and philosophy. Prior to the arrival of British, both religious...

Is the “flag bearer” of Islam losing its influence over the...

 James M. Dorsey | By declaring the Qatar-based International Union of Islamic Scholars (ILUM) a terrorist organization, Saudi Arabia is confronting some of the world’s...

What is the No. 1 habit of highly creative people?

Leo Babauta | “In order to be open to creativity, one must have the capacity for constructive use of solitude. One must overcome the fear of...

US interventionism produced the 9/11 attacks

 Jacob G. Hornberger | One thing is certain about the U.S. mainstream media’s memorialization of the 9/11 attacks. They are not about to mention, much less...

Interventionism and the Korean crisis

Jacob G. Hornberger | If the war ends up breaking out in Korea, President Trump, the Pentagon, and the CIA will be announcing that it was...

Higher purposes of university education

Dr. S. Zulfiqar Gilani | Universities have mushroomed all over Pakistan, and there is an ever-increasing number of individuals with University Degrees. On the face...

Choosing a new God: Our fascination with toeing lines

Zeeshan Shahid Khan | "Be not so blinded by patriotism, that you can't face reality." ~ Malcolm X 'In a nation state, whosoever doesn't agree with...

America’s wars around the globe: Necessary and constitutional?

Jacob G. Hornberger | For 45 years, the United States was engaged in a Cold War against the Soviet Union and communism. In the 1960s,...

Aristotle’s God is not different from that of Islam or Christianity

Peter Adamson | If you were asked to name the most important philosopher of 10th-century Baghdad, you would presumably not hesitate to say ‘al-Farabi’. He’s...

Pakistan: Gap is not in “Technology” but “management”, Idiot!

Dr. Farid A. Malik | Every year Dr. Khalifa Abdul Hakim memorial lecture is arranged in the auditorium of the Quaid-e-Azam Library. This year, the...

Why 19th Century Europe became the richest part of the world?...

Joel Mokyr | How and why did the modern world and its unprecedented prosperity begin? Learned tomes by historians, economists, political scientists and other scholars...

Muslim Civilization: Essential Bridge & Connect between Ancient Greek & Modern...

In European antiquity, philosophers largely wrote in Greek. Even after the Roman conquest of the Mediterranean and the demise of paganism, philosophy was strongly...

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