A Treatise on Disputation and Argument: Risālat al-Ādāb Fī ʿIlm al-Baḥth wa'l-Munāẓara (Paperback)

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This book is an English translation of a short treatise on the etiquette (adab) of disputation and debate (al-bahth wa-l-munazara) written by one of the foremost Ottoman scholars of the 16th century Ahmad b. Khalil Taşk pr zāde (d. 968/1561). In addition to the translation, a full edited original of the Arabic is provided along with an extensive study of the text as well as an overview of the discipline of debate and argumentation within the Islamic tradition. The book covers topics such as logic, the protocols of debate, terminology, examples of argumentation and dialectics from the Qur'an, Sunna and scholarly personalities, general rulings and the importance of sound argumentation in the context of Islamic apologetics. The book will be ideal for those interested in studying a text from its original and those generally interested in aspects of Islamicate intellectual culture.


Product Details
ISBN: 9798655464209
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: July 28th, 2020
Pages: 216
Language: English