Philosophy November 11, 2019
Course Series: Philosophy and its History: A Critical Revisiting from the Perspective of Islamic Philosophy—Advanced Reflections
In this series, Dr. Ahmed Abdel Meguid gives a broad introduction to philosophical thinking and the main questions with which the four main domains of philosophy (epistemology, metaphysics, ethics and aesthetics) have been concerned from its early emergence in Greek antiquity to the present
Introduction to Islamic Philosophy?
Dr. Ahmed Abdel Meguid gives a broad introduction to philosophical thinking and what is meant by Islamic/Arabic Philosophy
Dr. Ahmed Abdel Meguid answers the following questions: what is knowledge? What is the difference between knowledge and belief? What are the sources of knowledge? And, how do we know?
Dr. Ahmed Abdel Meguid reflects upon the following: What is Metaphysics or Ontology? Why was the question of being/existence considered the subject matter of first philosophy prima philosophia? What are the most important problems of ontology?
Social and Political Philosophy
Dr. Abdel Meguid tackles social and political philosophy and answers the following: What is civility and civil order? What is political philosophy? What is the essence of sovereignty?