Muḥammad ʿAbduh (1849-1905): Historian of the Decline of Islam

Adrien Candiard

Alumnus of the French École normale supérieure, Paris

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CandiardMuḥammad ʿAbduh identifies the reality of Islam and its rationality, and opposes the tradition he sees as rehearsed. In this, he is an heir of the Enlightenment and their pretention in inventing a unique universal system of reasoning, ignoring multiple types of reasoning.