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The Principal Subject of Ibn Ṭufayl's Ḥayy Ibn Yaqẓān
  • G. F. Hourani
  • History
  • Journal of Near Eastern Studies
  • 1 January 1956
has so long received from scholars, it may seem surprising that anything new could be said in answer to the question: What is this book primarily about? I hope to show, however, that the only scholarExpand
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Islamic and Non-Islamic Origins of Mu'tazilite Ethical Rationalism
The ethical theory of the Mu'tazila is properly called ‘rationalism’, because it held that the values of human and divine actions are knowable in principle by natural human reason. Since thisExpand
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