Journal of Al-qadisiya in arts and educational sciense,
2013, Volume 13, Issue 1, Pages 29-37
AbstractIbn Khaldun clarified at the beginning of his Mukaddimeh (introduction) that the motives behind adopting a new method of knowledge arises from considering historiography at its lowe rest level at his time, it was useless and that books of history were full of lies . He found that there was a need for criticizing historical information as well as knowing its truth and accuracy.
So history according to his own method is a branch of knowledge with philosophical bases, rules and reasons .There is no doubt that he was seeking for a new scientific method of historiography in his introduction which is considered the greatest book he composed as he worked hard to develop this writing with more scientific additions and, thus, we can call it the khaldooni methodology.
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