Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas
Syed Muhammad Naquib Al-Attas

Dr Syed Muhammad Naquib 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, authoring more than two dozen books. He has also served at various global academic institutions as an educator and lead administrator and is also a noted calligrapher. He has been widely recognised for his scholarly thought and has had Chairs established bearing his name.

Source of Influence: Scholarly

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