Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas

Syed Muhammad Naquib al-Attas is among the most outstanding and multi-faceted Muslim thinkers in the contemporary world. He is the author of authoritative works on various aspects of Islamic thought and civilisation, particularly on Sufism, cosmology, metaphysics, philosophy and Malay language and literature. received his M.A and Ph.D. (1965) from McGill University, and the University of London respectively with a special focus on Islamic philosophy, theology and metaphysics.

He returned to Malaysia in 1964, and in 1965 became the Head of the Division of Literature in the Department of Malay Studies at the University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur. Between 1968 and 1970 he served as the Dean of the Faculty of Arts. He later in 1970 became one of the founders of the National University Malaysia where he founded and directed the Institute of Malay Language, Literature, and Culture (IBKKM).

In 1987, al-Attas founded and directed the International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC), a world-class post-graduate institution where he taught and collected, over a ten-year period, the unique multilingual library comprising more than one hundred and forty thousand volumes including rare books and manuscripts.

  • Rangkaian Ruba'iyat
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    Rangkaian Ruba’iyat

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  • Some Aspects of Sufism as Understood and Practised Among the Malays
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    Some Aspects of Ṣūfism as Understood and Practised Among the Malays

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  • Islām dan Sekularisme
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    Islām dan Sekularisme

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  • On Justice and the Nature of Man: A Commentary on Sūrah al-Nisā’ (4):58 and Sūrah al-Mu’minūn (23):12-14
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    On Justice and the Nature of Man

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  • Tinjauan Ringkas Peri Ilmu dan Pandangan Alam
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    Tinjauan Ringkas Peri Ilmu dan Pandangan Alam

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  • Islām: Faham Agama dan Asas Akhlak
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    Islām: Faham Agama dan Asas Akhlak

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  • Prolegomena to the Metaphysics of Islām: An Exposition of the Fundamental Elements of the Worldview of Islam
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    Prolegomena to the Metaphysics of Islām: An Exposition of the Fundamental Elements of the Worldview of Islam

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  • Islām and Secularism
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    Islām and Secularism

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  • Risalah Untuk Kaum Muslimin
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    Risalah Untuk Kaum Muslimin

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  • Islām: The Concept of Religion and the Foundation of Ethics and Morality
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    Islām: The Concept of Religion and the Foundation of Ethics and Morality

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  • Concluding Postscript to the Origin of the Malay Sha'ir

    Concluding Postscript to the Origin of the Malay Sha’ir

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  • The Origin of the Malay Sha'ir

    The Origin of the Malay Sha’ir

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  • Preliminary Statement on a General Theory of the Islamization of the Malay-Indonesian Archipelago

    Preliminary Statement on a General Theory of the Islamization of the Malay-Indonesian Archipelago

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  • The Concept of Education in Islām: A Framework for an Islamic Philosophy of Education
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    The Concept of Education in Islām: A Framework for an Islamic Philosophy of Education

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  • Historical Fact And Fiction
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    Historical Fact and Fiction

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  • Islam dalam Sejarah dan Kebudayaan Melayu
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    Islam dalam Sejarah dan Kebudayaan Melayu

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