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Science of Islam II
- Setting the Terms of the Debate

Sunday, 3rd August 2008

Venue: Committee Room 3, Iqbal Academy Pakistan,
Aiwan-e-Iqbal Complex, Egerton Road , Lahore.

Seminar Schedule

Moderator: Syed Rizwan Zamir

9:30 - 10:00 am Registration

Session 1
10:00 - 10:50 am Traditional & Modern View of the World & Science

A background talk looking at the fundamental philosophical differences in the two outlooks and their reflection in their respective ethos particularly that of Science - which arguably takes the place of religion for the modern world.

Presenter: Dr. Asir Ajmal
Prof. of Psychology, Government College
University, Lahore

Session 2
10:50am - 11:30 pm Metaphysics & Cosmology in Islamic Art & Architecture - A Slide Show

An illustrated talk showing how the broader Islamic view of the relationship between the Creator and the World within which Science operates is also reflected in Art and Architecture.
Presenter: Taimoor Khan Mumtaz
Architect - specializing in Islamic architecture,

Tea- break
11:30 - 12:00 noon Tea Recess

Session 3
12:00 - 12:45 pm Muslim Responses to Modern Science – A Historical Overview

A historical overview of the Religion & Science debate, the various responses of Muslims to Modern Science, and finally the present trends and future directions of the debate.

Presenter: Syed Rizwan Zamir
PhD Candidate, University of Virginia, USA

12:45 - 2:00 pm Interactive Panel Discussion

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