BY LATE MOHAMMED ARKOUN
(POSITION HELD: EMIRITUS PROFESSOR OF ISLAMIC PHILOSOPHY, THE SOBORNNE)
Mohammed Arkoun (left) with the Aga Khan. The late Algerian scholar served for many years on the Aga Khan Award for Architecture. Photo: Mohammed Arkoun Foundation.
(This essay has been adapted from a speech the late Professor Arkoun presented in 1985 to a large gathering of members of the Ismaili Muslim community in New York, USA. The unedited transcript of the speech was obtained from the archives of Jehangir A. Merchant). Continue Reading