Antara Al Ghazali dan Ibn Taymiah
Umar M. Noor
Mantiq or Logics became polemic in history of Islamic intellectual. Two prominent figures in Mantiq debate were al-Ghazaly and ibn-Taymiya: the first as defender of Mantiq, while the second was trying to reject it. Both are have reasonable arguments. This article tries to describe briefly the debate history. Al-Ghazaly argues that Mantiq is to authorize ones knowledge; no knowledge without Mantiq. Meanwhile, ibn Taymiya argues that syllogisms gave nothing but confusing and difficulties.