Dr Syed Muhammad Naquib Al Attas


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Syed Muhammad Naquib Al Attas
Source of Influence: Scholarly
Status: Featured in current year

Dr Al-Attas is considered by many to be a giant of scholarship in the Muslim world. An influential philosopher and thinker, he has written on the traditional Islamic sciences as well as Sufism, metaphysics and philosophy. He has served at various global academic institutions as an educator and lead administrator and is also a noted calligrapher.