‘Hayy ibn Yaqdhan’ and the European Enlightenment

Ibn Tufayl’s masterpiece remains as relevant today as it was centuries ago. Its enduring legacy is a testimony to its core message that what we do with the gifts of reason, faith, understanding and compassion matters more than anything else.

The Curriculum Debate: Has Positivism left Any Reason for Humankind?

In Turkey today, there are discussion about how children should be taught the theory of evolution. Those calling for teaching ideas other than Darwanism in schools are not looking to obscure that theory, but trying to undo centuries of disastrous rationalist, capitalist thinking that has left many devoid of humanity.