Islam & Natural Philosophy: Principles of Daqiq al-Kalam
Islam & Natural Philosophy: Principles of Daqiq al-Kalam presents the works of theologians regarding Natural Philosophy including their views on space, time, motion, matter and the rest of the natural world.
These topics, called “Daqīq al-Kalām” complement the other part of kalām regarding divinity (Ilahiyat), called “Jalil al-Kalām”. The novel contribution of Altaie is his discovery that the scholars based their arguments on five basic principles:
- Continual re-creation
- Contingency and Indeterminacy of the world
- Integrity of space and time