Call for Papers

Workshop on the History of Arabic Logic, University of St. Andrews (7-8 May 2019)

Deadline: 01 Feb


Congratulations to Abdurrahim Bilik, who successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation:

“Fıkhın Bir Alt Disiplini Olarak İlmu’l Hilaf”

Here is the İSAM announcement:


New / Recently Learned of Studies / Editions / Publications:

Hassan Ansari’s blog (in Persian) on the ʿIyār al-Naẓar fī ʿIlm al-Jadal of Abū Manṣūr ʿAbd al-Qāhir al-Baghdādī (d. 429 H; author of al-Farq bayna al-Firaq), including a transcription of the work’s (Arabic) introduction.

Saba, Elias Gabriel. “What’s The Difference? Distinctions, Furūq, And Development In Post-Formative Islamic Law.” Ph.D. Diss., University of Pennsylvania, 2017.

Widigdo, Mohammad Syifa Amin. “Aristotelian Dialectic, Medieval Jadal, and Medieval Scholastic Disputation.” American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 35.4 (2018): 1-24.

Marājī, Rābiḥ. “Al-Taʿāruḍ wa’l-Tarjīḥ: Dirāsa fi’l-Jadal wa’l-Munāẓara fī ʿIlm Uṣūl al-Fiqh.” PhD Diss., Université Mentouri de Constantine, 2008.

Friedmann, Yohanan and Christoph Markschies, eds. Rationalization in Religions. Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Berlin, Boston: De Gruyter, 2018.


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