Tag: Ibn-tufayl

The New York Times: “The Muslims Who Inspired Spinoza, Locke and Defoe” by Mustafa Akyol

by Media Desk Published on: 14th April 2021

A novel written by a 12th-century Arab writer about a boy alone on an island influenced the Daniel Defoe classic ‘Robinson Crusoe.’

The Mystery of Hayy Ibn Yaqzan

by Salim Al-Hassani (1001 Book Chief Editor) Published on: 19th August 2020

In early 12th-century Muslim Spain, a gifted philosopher, mathematician, poet, and medical doctor was born. Ibn Tufayl, or Abu Bakr ibn Abd al-Malik ibn Muhammad ibn Muhammad ibn Tufayl al-Qaysi, to give his full name,…

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Manuscript Review: Treatise on ‘The Alive Son of the Awake’, by Ibn Tufayl

by N.A. Baloch Published on: 18th June 2013

Besides [Ibn Tufayl's] contributions in medicine, he is best known for his treatise Ilayyu Ibn Yaqzan (‘The Alive’ son of ‘the Awake’)...