An Evaluative Study of the Educational Philosophy and Contribution of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan

Authors

  • Dr. Shalini Rastogi Assistant Professor, B.Ed Faculty, S.S.Khanna Girls Degree College, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v9i3.10952

Keywords:

Education, Philosophy, Liberty of Conscience, Western and Oriental Philosophy, Assimilation of Culture.

Abstract

Sir Syed Ahmed Khan was one of the most resplendent personalities of the 19th century. Altogether a theologian, scholar, social reformer, educationist he was a rare combination of Muslim talents in India. He was an intellectual giant who stood for dynamic movements of society. He molded the destiny of the nation and established the supremacy of India in many matters - worldly and spiritual, liberty of conscience and freedom of expression, hard work and struggle to make up the way. He had his own educational philosophy and a dream to establish an institution which could impart western education on oriental lines. This dream was actualized by establishing the Aligarh Muslim University.

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Published

27-03-2021

How to Cite

Rastogi, D. S. . (2021). An Evaluative Study of the Educational Philosophy and Contribution of Sir Syed Ahmed Khan. SMART MOVES JOURNAL IJELLH, 9(3), 99–104. https://doi.org/10.24113/ijellh.v9i3.10952