II&M Working Group Session 3 - November 22nd and 23rd

Agenda

Saturday, Nov 22nd (9 am - 6 pm)

  • 8:45am-9am: Arrival and coffee/tea
  • 9:15-9:45:  Working Group Progress & Update- Dr. Aasim
  • 9:45-10:45: A Review of Islamic Epistemological Terms from Retreat 1 –Sh. Omar
  • 10:45-12:  Considerations of harm: The concept of darar, dirar and its related qawaid – Sh. Jihad
  • 12:15-1:15: Zuhr and lunch break
  • 1:20-2pm: Fiqh al Muwazanat:  A Theory of Balancing Benefits/Harms- Us. Taha
  • 2- 3pm:  Masalaha and Manfaa- A Hanafi Theory of Benefit in Islamic Law; Critique of Maqasidi Approaches for Normativity- Sh. Amin
  • 3-3:15:  Asr break
  • 3:20-4:30: Group work on Paper 1- Break up into groups and write paragraphs & map terms
  • 4:30-4:50: Maghrib Break & Coffee/Tea
  • 5:10-6:00: Levels of existence and classification of sciences in Miftah al-sa'adah- Dr. Muhammad

Sunday, April 23rd (9:15am – 4pm)

  • 9am- Arrival and coffee/tea
  • 9:15-10am:  The Essentials: Clarifying Darurah, Hajjiyat, Tahsiniyaat & A Conception of the Human- Sh. Omar
  • 10-11am: What is the Human (Bashr)- Body & Soul or Ensouled Body- Sh. Amin
  • 11:15-12: Group Discussion
  • 12-1pm:  Ontology of the Soul- Points of Departure within the Tradition- Sh. Jihad
  • 1- 2: Zuhr and lunch break
  • 2-3: Moderated Group Discussion on Paper 2: Ontology- Dr. Ahsan
  • 3-3:15: Asr break
  • 3:15-4:00: Group discussion on timeline and next steps for retreat #4