Ibn Khaldun The Genius Who Changed Our Perception Forever

Ibn Khaldun-Father of sociology 

๐ˆ๐›๐ง ๐Š๐ก๐š๐ฅ๐๐ฎ๐ง was a towering intellectual figure of the 14th century AD and one of the few great minds of the world. A Historian cum philosopher who founded a new science in Humanities called "๐“๐ก๐ž ๐ฌ๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ง๐œ๐ž ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐ก๐ฎ๐ฆ๐š๐ง ๐ฌ๐จ๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ญ๐ฒ(๐˜ˆ๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ซ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฎ๐˜ข ๐˜ˆ๐˜ญ ๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ข๐˜ข๐˜ฏ).This branch of historical studies is also called ๐™ƒ๐™ช๐™ข๐™–๐™ฃ ๐™Ž๐™ค๐™˜๐™ž๐™–๐™ก ๐™Š๐™ง๐™œ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™จ๐™–๐™ฉ๐™ž๐™ค๐™ฃ which ultimately became what we call as "Sociology" today. That is the reason many regard Ibn Khaldun as the Father of Sociology.



Historical Materialism 

Scholars agree that his study of history through scientific methods was the first attempt at "๐‡๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ข๐œ๐š๐ฅ ๐Œ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ข๐š๐ฅ๐ข๐ฌ๐ฆ. Before him history was a mere narrative and fiction exercise. He changed History writing forever.



๐Œ๐ฎ๐ช๐š๐๐๐ข๐ฆ๐š"(๐๐ซ๐จ๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ง)

His most celebrated book is ๐Œ๐ฎ๐ช๐š๐๐๐ข๐ฆ๐š"(๐๐ซ๐จ๐ฅ๐ž๐ ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง๐จ๐ง). In this book he lists out reasons why our history is laced with bias and inaccuracy. Perhaps he was the first to advocate that history is like science and it should not be treated like a fiction book. His book Muqaddima ranks in the list of greatest books ever written.




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