Seminar: Al-Ghazālī and the Epistemology of Legal Analogy (Qiyās): How Greek Logic Ascertains Islamic Law


Thursday, April 11, 2019, 3:00pm to 4:30pm


William James, Room 1550

On April 11, 2019, Professor Felicitas Opwis, Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies at Georgetown University, presented for the Alwaleed bin Talal Seminar in Islamic Studies on al-Ghazālī's use of syllogistic logic in developing the concept of legal analogy (qiyās) in his legal theory. This lecture was co-sponsored by the Program in Islamic Law at Harvard Law School. 

Watch the video: 


Felicitas Opwis Qiyas