CORC 3210 Islamic Perspectives on Science, Politics, and Modernity

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as CC 20.10.
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3 hours; 3 credits

The inter-relation of secular and religious views in Islamic cultures. Islamic views on ideas and norms that are sometimes deemed to be of Western origin. Medieval, Renaissance, and Modern sources. Such topics as the relation of science and philosophy to the revealed truths of the Qur'an; the role of religion in politics; the compatibility of Islam with capitalism, humanism, feminism, and democracy. Satisfies Pathways College Option requirement.

Prerequisite: Junior standing.


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