The Concept of Education In Islam: A Framework For An Islamic Philosophy Of Education
This is the keynote address delivered by Professor Naquib al-Attas at the “First World Conference on Muslim Education” held in Makkatul Mucarramah in March 1977. Professor al-Attas is former Director of International Institute of Islamic Thought and Civilization (ISTAC) and a member of the International Advisory Board of the Muslim Education Foundation (MEF).
It is basically a book of definitions relating to the essential elements in the concept of education and the educational process as envisaged in Islam. The aim of this book is only to provide the necessary framework within which the Islamic philosophy of education can be formulated and conceptualized.