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Osman Bin Bakar

Academic Qualification

  • Philosophy in Sciences - Doctor of Philosophy, Temple University, Philadelphia
  • Mathematics (Algebra) - Masters Degree, Univesity of London
  • Mathematic - Bachelor Degree, University of London

Osman Bin Bakar (Prof. Datuk Dr.)

Professor
IIUM KL Campus

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ISLAMIC THOUGHT AND CIVILISATION


osmanbakar@iium.edu.my
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Area of Specialisation


  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Religious Studies ~ Religion and Civilisation - Islamic Thought and Civilisation
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Philosophy ~ Epistemology - Epistemology and Spirituality
  • Humanities ~ Humanities ~ Philosophy ~ History and Philosophy of Ideas - Islamic and Modern Science


Research Projects


Completed
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On-Going
2020 - Present A Preliminary Study of the Content of a 13th Century Manuscript Titled Nafa'is al-Funun fi 'Ara'is Al'Uyun (Treasures of Sciences in the Lovely Realm of Sights) (Persian Manuscript)
2020 - Present Traditional Soul Biology and Modern Evolutionary Biology


Publications


Article

2020 Covid-19 and Darwin: a response to Pervez Hoodbhoy. Emotional and Psychological Support, () pp.
2020 Interreligious dialogues in Malaysia. Oxford Islamic Studies Online, () pp.
2020 Issues of Hindu-Muslim relations in the works of Syed Ahmad Khan. Al-Shajarah, 25 (2) pp. 315-334
2020 The Link between coronavirus and Darwin according to Pervez Hoodbhoy: a critical response. Intellectual Discourse, 28 (2) pp. 365-386
Book

2019 Al-Ghazali Chair of Islamic Thought Inaugural Lecture: advancing comparative epistemology and civilisational and futures studies. ISTAC-IIUM Publications, ISBN: 978-983-9379-64-8
2019 Classifications of knowledge in Islam: a study in Islamic schools of epistemology (reprint with new preface). Islamic Book Trust, ISBN: 9789670526645
Book Section

2021 The concept of human microcosm: exploring possibilities of a synthesis of traditional and modern biomedicine. In: Springer International Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-030-53800-2, pp.
2021 The concept of human microcosm: exploring possibilities of a synthesis of traditional and modern biomedicine. In: Springer International Publishing, ISBN: 978-3-030-53800-2, pp.
2020 Enhancing dialogue between religious traditions: an Islamic perspective. In: Amsterdam University Press, ISBN: 978-94-6298-759-3, pp. 215-234
2020 Islam in China and the challenge of sinicization of religion—past and present. In: The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, ISBN: 978-9957-635-44-2, pp. 233-237
2020 Portugal’s conquest of Malacca and spice monopoly: Manueline imperial policy as the motivating factor. In: ISTAC-IIUM Publications, ISBN: 978-983-9379-70-9, pp. 1-32
2020 Prakata. In: ISTAC-IIUM Publications, ISBN: , pp. iii-v
2020 The civilisational history of the Malay archipelago: arguing for a new narrative. In: ISTAC-IIUM Publications, ISBN: 978-983-9379-70-9, pp. ix-xx
2019 Aspek kesejagatan dan peradaban Falsafah Pendidikan Kebangsaan. In: IIUM Press, ISBN: 978-967-491-028-0, pp. 34-51
2019 Towards a postmodern synthesis of Islamic science and modern science: The epistemological groundwork. In: The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre, ISBN: 978-9957-635-44-2, pp. 197-201
2018 Multiculturalism: a Malaysian perspective. In: College of Religious Studies, Mahidol University & Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, ISBN: 978-616-443-241-3, pp. 88-108