Ibn Khaldun: His Life and Works

Ibn Khaldun, the fourteenth century Arab historiographer and historian, is viewed as a founder of modern historiography, sociology and economics.

Ibn Khaldun's Philosophy of History

Ibn Khaldun’s Philosophy of History

A study in the Philosophic Foundation of the Science of Culture


On the Sociology of Islam

Translated from Persian by Hamid Algar


Society, State, and Urbanism: Ibn Khaldun’s Sociological Thought

Ilm al-umran is “… an independent science. This science has its own peculiar object—that is, human civilization and social organization.


The Problem of Corruption

With a new Foreword by
Syed Farid Alatas



The Theological Thought of Fazlur Rahman: A Modern Mutakallim

Fazlur Rahman was one of the most influential Muslim thinkers of the 20th Century. His encyclopedic understanding of both the


The Wars of Jurisprudence: Clash Between Contractual Justice and Freedom of Contract

Is there “contractual justice” in Malaysian contract law? Or is the notion too vague? Do our courts adjudicate through a