Have you ever found yourself overthinking things? Or perhaps you spend more time contemplating than moving? To better understand my world, I moved. These days, however, I seem to spend more time thinking. “But isn’t that normal?” you might ask. Maybe, but it isn’t the only way to make sense of the world.
Meet Tariq – a multi-lingual historian of intellectual history studying the work and life of he Tīmūrid-era ‘philosophical theologian’ Saʿd al-Dīn al-Taftāzānī (d. 792/1390).
A contemporary revision of the still prevalent narrative of the ‘Golden Age-Decline-Termination’ of the Islamic World. This examination of intellectual history highlights new and emerging figures in an attempt decolonise the history of Islamic Thought.