Pub Night Book Discussion: ‘Hayy Ibn Yaqzan’ by Ibn Tufayl

Chaucer's Pub
201 Carling Street

Friday, June 22, 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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“As Abdul-Hamid Khwaja put it, reason is untrue to itself if it does not lead to the ecstatic union.”


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Read ‘Hayy Ibn Yaqzan’ by Ibn Tufayl and join us for a night at the pub to discuss it.

Ḥayy ibn Yaqẓān (Arabic: حي بن يقظان‎ “Alive, son of Awake”; Latin: Philosophus Autodidactus, “The Self-Taught Philosopher”; English: The Improvement of Human Reason: Exhibited in the Life of Hai Ebn Yokdhan) is an Arabic philosophical novel and an allegorical tale written by Ibn Tufail in the early 12th century.

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