New SSIDD YouTube Channel and Video Lectures Page

I’m pleased to announce the creation of a new YouTube channel for the SSIDD, designed to serve as “a collection point for video materials (lectures, readings, scripted demonstrations, etc.) pertinent to the study of Islamicate dialectical disputation (jadal, munāẓara, ādāb al-baḥth), [and] to be linked to the Society’s website.” (Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-tjOyHCrKxsni-PEOqZmtQ) In addition, a … More New SSIDD YouTube Channel and Video Lectures Page

Recent Announcements

Recent Announcements Item 1 Recently published critical argumentation textbook: Moad, Edward Ryan. Logic and Critical Thinking: An Introduction for Muslim Students. Chicago: Kazi Publications, 2017. https://www.amazon.com/Logic-Critical-Thinking-Introduction-Students/dp/1567446108/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1487875805&sr=1-1&keywords=moad+logic Item 2 Recent Updates to the SSIDD website bibliographies New bibliography categories: Modern Critical Argumentation Studies Perelman, Chaïm, and Olbrechts-Tyteca, Lucie. The New Rhetoric : A Treatise on Argumentation. … More Recent Announcements

Recent Announcements

  Item 1 Recently published critical edition: al-Anṣārī, Shaykh al-Islām Zakarīyā’ b. Muḥammad, and Muḥammad b. Aḥmad al-Dasūqī. Fatḥ al-Wahhāb bi-Sharḥ al-Ādāb wa huwa Sharḥ ʿalā Risālat al-Ādāb fi’l-Baḥth wa’l-Munāẓara li’l-Imām Muḥammad b. Ashraf al-Samarqandī […] wa maʿahu Ḥāshiyat al-ʿAllāma Muḥammad b. Aḥmad b. ʿArafa al-Dasūqī. Ed. ʿArafa ʿAbd al-Raḥmān al-Nādī. Kuwait: Dār al-Ḍiyā’ li’l-Nashr … More Recent Announcements

Book Release. Young, Walter. The Dialectical Forge: Juridical Disputation and the Evolution of Islamic Law.

It was a long time in production, but my first book, The Dialectical Forge, has at last been released. The hardcover is in good shape, and–though the Springer webpage needs a bit more work at present–the paperback (“MyCopy”) and electronic (“eBook”) versions should be available now. Many thanks to all who helped make this possible! … More Book Release. Young, Walter. The Dialectical Forge: Juridical Disputation and the Evolution of Islamic Law.

2nd World Congress on Logic and Religion

The 2nd World Congress on Logic and Religion — at the University of Warsaw, 18-22 June 2017… CFP in the following fields: Impact of religious beliefs on logical structures; Logic at the service of apologetics; Rationalization of religious beliefs; Justification in religious legal traditions (including Talmudic Logic); Logics vis-a-vis illogicalities in religion; Non-classical logics and … More 2nd World Congress on Logic and Religion

Recent Announcements

Item 1 At the International Ṭaşkūbrīzādah Symposium (Istanbul Medeniyet University, November 18-20, 2016), two papers on Ṭaşkūbrīzādah’s Ādāb al-Baḥth will be presented: Kepekçi, Berra. “The Art of Disputation in the Context of Ṭaşkūbrīzādah’s Sharḥ Ādāb al-Baḥth wa’l-Munāẓara.” Arif, Syamsuddin. “Ṭaşkūbrīzādah on the Art of Disputation: Risālah fī Ādāb al-Baḥth wa al-Munāẓarah.” Item 2 Just published, secondary … More Recent Announcements