• Ibn al-Haytham and Scientific Method 

      Ghassemi, Sohrab (Georgetown University, 2020)
      This examination into the history of Arabic science explores the methods utilized by Ibn al-Haytham for his scientific investigations. Specifically, this study compares and contrasts his approach towards establishing the ...
    • Interspousal Torts in Islamic Law: A Study of Marital Harm and Judicial Divorce in the Mālikī madhhab 

      Alkiek, Tesneem (Georgetown University, 2021)
      This dissertation explores how Muslim jurists traditionally defined harm (ḍarar) in marriage—particularly, the type of harm that constitutes a tort and is grounds for judicial divorce —and identifies some of the ways judges ...