ISL361 : Introduction to Islamic Philosophy (2017)


Plot 91, Cadastral Zone, Nnamdi Azikiwe Expressway, Jabi- Abuja

Faculty of Arts



Course Code: ISL 361

Course Title: Introduction to Islamic Philosophy

Credit Unit: 2.0    Units

Time Allowed : 2 hrs


Instruction to Students: Answer any THREE of the following questions.


1.     What are the internal factors that aided the development of Muslim Philosophy? Outline and explain.   (23 Marks)


2.     A. Trace the origin of the term ‘philosophy’ and its Arabic equivalent.(13 Marks)

B. Differentiate between an ordinary thinker and a philosopher.(10 Marks)


3.     Describe the different agencies that facilitated the transmission of Greek Philosophy to the Muslims.  (23 Marks)


4.     The Qur’an and the Hadith are the first and second authentic sources of Islamic Philosophy. Discuss.(23 Marks)


5.     Hārūn Rashīd contributed immensely to the growth of Islamic philosophy. Discuss.   (24 Marks)

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