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'Alif: Traditional Wisdom in Review

'Alif: Traditional Wisdom in Review

By Jared Morningstar
'Alif is a digital media collective dedicated to publishing philosophically-engaged content which brings together perspectives from both classical Islamic sources and Western intellectual traditions. Our hope is to go beyond a model of mere dialogue and develop an approach focused on synthesis, the discovery of new relations, and the creation of points of integration.
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4. Islamic Epistemologies and Enlightenment Rationality with Esmé L. K. Partridge
This podcast is part of an interview series where we talk with authors about the articles they've written for 'Alif for a deeper dive on the topic.  In this episode, we are joined by Esmé L. K. Partridge to discuss her article "Beyond Enlightenment Rationality: Islamic Epistemologies" You can find her article here: https://read.alifreview.com/beyond-enlightenment-rationality-islamic-epistemologies-44782e408c2c Esmé is a recent graduate of SOAS, University of London with a First class BA (Hons) in Religion where she specialized in Islamic studies. Esmé is a prolific writer whose pieces have appeared in publications such as Traversing Tradition, The Royal Society of Arts, Renovatio (The Journal of Zaytuna College), and of course, 'Alif. Follow Esmé: Her website Esmé on Twitter Find out more about 'Alif: https://alifreview.com​ Follow 'Alif: Facebook Instagram Twitter Support 'Alif so we can continue producing engaging content: https://patreon.com/alifreview
27:02
September 23, 2021
John Locke and the Qur'an in Conversation with Garrett Maxwell
This podcast is part of an interview series where we talk with authors about the articles they've written for 'Alif for a deeper dive on the topic.  In this episode, we are joined by Garrett Maxwell to discuss his recent article "A Tale of Two Paradigms: Lockean Liberty and Quranic Cosmology" You can find his article here: https://read.alifreview.com/a-tale-of-two-paradigms-5fc683acf4c Garrett is a current student at Brigham Young University where he is pursuing studies in Comparative Literature and Middle Eastern Studies & Arabic. Find out more about 'Alif: https://alifreview.com​ Follow us: Facebook Instagram Twitter Support 'Alif so we can continue producing engaging content: https://patreon.com/alifreview
21:40
April 20, 2021
The Forgotten Legacy of Arabic Logic with Yusuf Asghar
This podcast is part of an interview series where we talk with authors about the articles they've written for 'Alif for a deeper dive on the topic.  In this episode, we are joined by Yusuf Asghar to discuss his recent article "A Forgotten Legacy: Logic and Rational Inquiry in the Classical Islamic World."  You can find his article here: https://bit.ly/3mLUnns Yusuf is a current student at the Cambridge Muslim College pursuing a degree in Islamic Studies. He has also previously completed a BA in Religion Culture and Society at SOAS in London. Find out more about 'Alif: https://alifreview.com​ Follow us: Facebook Instagram Twitter Support 'Alif so we can continue producing engaging content: https://patreon.com/alifreview
20:42
March 10, 2021
The Philosophy of Al-Kindi and Self-Isolation with Esmé L. K. Partridge
This podcast is part of an interview series where we talk with authors about the articles they've written for 'Alif for a deeper dive on the topic.  In this first episode, we are joined by Esmé L. K. Partridge to discuss her article "How to Cope with Self-Isolation, According to a 9th Century Islamic Philosopher."  If you enjoy this conversation, please leave a like and subscribe to help us grow and follow future releases. Find her article here: https://bit.ly/3t8x6zx Esmé L. K. Partridge is an undergraduate student of Religion with Arabic at SOAS and an author on Islamic philosophy, theology, and the place of religion in modernity. You can find her at https://esmelkpartridge.com or @esmelkpartridge on Twitter Find out more about 'Alif: https://alifreview.com Follow us: Facebook Instagram Twitter Support 'Alif so we can continue producing engaging content: https://patreon.com/alifreview
20:07
October 31, 2020