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Proceedings of the XXII World Congress of Philosophy

Volume 37, 2008

Philosophy of Education

Yusef Waghid
Pages 317-323

Towards a Philosophy of Islamic Education

In this essay, I shall explore some of the constitutive features associated with a philosophy of Islamic education. Firstly, I argue that the rationale of Islamic education is to engender a good person – a person of virtue who has the capacity to enact justice to everyone wherever he or she might be. Secondly, I shall show how such a form of universal justice can be achieved through the acts of ummah (communal engagement), shūrā (public deliberation) and jihād (just striving, including the recognition of the rights of others).

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