An Islamic Account of Reformed Epistemology

Philosophy East and West 71 (3):767-792 (2021)
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Abstract

In reference to the philosophical theology of medieval Islamic theologian Ibn Taymiyya, this paper outlines a parallel between Taymiyyan thought and Alvin Plantinga’s thesis of ‘Reformed Epistemology’. In critiquing a previous attempt to build an account of ‘Islamic externalism’, the Taymiyyan model offers an account that can be seen as wholly ‘Plantingan’.

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Jamie B. Turner
Ibn Haldun University, Turkey

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