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IBN KHALDUN
1332 - 1460CE / 732 - 808 AH
Tunisia Egypt
PHILOSOPHY, SOCIAL SCIENCE

 

Muslim scholar who examined the structure, movements and cyclic rise and fall of societies over time, and the variations between those dwelling in different environments – desert nomads, sedentary farmers and townsfolk. As such he is regarded as both a historian and pioneer sociologist. He was aware of the limited power of religion, except in the impact of prophetic intervention and potential for divine intervention. The value of solidarity tends to deteriorate in those holding power over decades, with negative moral consequences

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