Andalusi intellectual’s legacy lives on in Alexandria


Alexandria's Bibliotheca Alexandrina showcases some of the oldest, most influential texts of the 11th century The Manuscript Museum at Alexandria’s Bibliotheca Alexandrina currently has an impressive collection of manuscripts on display. Among the collection is a famous Islamic jurist (faqih), Abu Bakr Al-Turtusi who lived during perilous times and traveled for knowledge extensively throughout the … Continue reading Andalusi intellectual’s legacy lives on in Alexandria

The modern relevance of Ibn Khaldun’s Economic Philosophy


“The modern relevance of Ibn Khaldun’s Economic Philosophy” by David Abramsky We read in the last issue of this journal that “many economists accept that the modern discipline of economics is not in a healthy state” (Lawson 2010, p. 1), and that there is “widespread dissatisfaction with [...] the way economics is taught” (Skidelsky 2010, … Continue reading The modern relevance of Ibn Khaldun’s Economic Philosophy