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A balanced view on Sir Syed Ahmed khan-Dr Israr’s holistic approach

A balanced view on Sir Syed Ahmed khan-Dr Israr’s holistic approach

With the arrival of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan’s birthday, people have ignited discussions about him, turning the pages of history to discuss about a man who might have a contentious & a murky reputation but certainly owns a personality which is hard to ignore! Different people opine differently about him & his role in shaping […]

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‘Philosphy’ or ‘Science’ – Is it a zero-sum game?

‘Philosphy’ or ‘Science’ – Is it a zero-sum game?

Although there is an age old epistemic riddle between Empiricists and Rationalists but if we compromise delaying that discussion and its aftermath for now then there is no doubt if someone posits that physical sciences like physics and chemistry comprise of ‘real knowledge’ where as philosophers seem to merely speculate about ‘abstract stuff’ which seemingly […]

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Revisiting the reconstruction of religious thought – envisaging its nature and scope

Revisiting the reconstruction of religious thought – envisaging its nature and scope

There are innumerable injunctions put forth by the Quran and Sunnah which warn Muslims about making alterations in the religion of God like the previous nations (Jews) who morphed the divine text under the weight of their own whims and desires; thus earned God’s displeasure. The stigma associated with something known as bid’ah (innovation) is […]