Volume 23 (2023)
Volume 22 (2022)
Volume 21 (2021)
Volume 20 (2020)
Volume 19 (2019)
Volume 18 (2018)
Volume 17 (2017)
Volume 16 (2016)
Volume 15 (2015)
Volume 14 (2014)
Volume 13 (2013)
Volume 12 (2012)
Volume 11 (2011)
Volume 10 (2010)
Volume 9 (2009)
Volume 8 (2008)
Volume 7 (2007)
Volume 6 (2006)
Volume 5 (2005)

Divine Agency in the World from Ibn Sina’s

Azar Sepahvand; MohammadHossein Irandoost; Ismail Alikhani

Volume 20, Issue 4 , March 2021, , Pages 23-44


  Ibn Sina made extra efforts to prove divine agency, as one of the most challenging issues in theology and philosophy. In his explanation, he is, on the one hand, in conflict with the Peripatetic philosophers considering the fact that he himself is a follower of the same philosophical school and on the ...  Read More

Examining the Existence and the Nature of "Transcendent Art" from the Perspective of Transcendent Wisdom

Seyed Nuredin Mahmoudi

Volume 21, Issue 3 , November 2021, , Pages 25-48


  One of the outstanding features of transcendent wisdom is its attention to beauty in fine arts. From the ontological point of view, Mulla Sadra has looked at art and artistic aesthetics and the relationship between love and art and the abilities hidden in art and has dealt with details that are remarkable ...  Read More

The Role of Categories in Mulla Sadra's Philosophy

zahra karimi; majid ziaei

Volume 22, Issue 4 , April 2023, , Pages 25-46


  Categories are tools of our mind through which we know the facts around us. Man puts outer objects or the concepts that govern them under one of the categories to understand them. But the extent to which the categories truly reflect all external facts and all the facts of existence is not yet clear. ...  Read More

A Comparative Study of ‘Absolute Unseen Worlds’ from Ibn-Arabi’s and De Leon’s Perspectives

maryam navvabi Ghamsari

Volume 22, Issue 3 , February 2023, , Pages 27-46


  Divinity and Lordship are two levels of the absolute unseen worlds in existence that have a special place in ontology. The present paper reports on a comparative study of Ibn-Arabi’s and De Leon’s views on the absolute unseen worlds. The concept of the absolute unseen worlds is defined as ...  Read More

A Comparative Study of the Beauty of the World and the Issue of Evil from the Perspective of Plotinus and Moulavi

sedighe Bahrani; Mohammad Reza Asadi

Volume 22, Issue 2 , November 2022, , Pages 29-56


  The issue of the beauty of the world and its challenge, the issue of the evil, is one of the most important philosophical and theological issues. Plotinus and Molavi, as the two distinguished world scholars, have tried to face this challenge. A lot of their suggested solutions are common: the relative ...  Read More

Divine Foreknowledge and Human Freewill (With an Emphasis on the Viewpoint of the School of Âhl al-Bâyt (Peace be upon them) and Criticism of Rival Viewpoints)

Habib Hatami kankabod; Ardashir monazami

Volume 23, Issue 3 , January 2024, , Pages 29-52


  In discussing on predetermination and freewill, especially from a religious viewpoint, the following questions arise: Does Divine Foreknowledge belong generally to all things and especially to the voluntary human actions? And if Divine Foreknowledge belong to the voluntary human actions, is this compatible ...  Read More

An Examination of two different approaches to the problem of sense perception in Mûllā Ṣâdrā’s philosophy, and an intra-structural solution for avoiding its epistemological challenge

hanieh koohihajiabadi

Volume 23, Issue 4 , March 2024, , Pages 33-58


  The problem of sense perception in Mûllā Ṣâdrā’s philosophy has been drawn in such a way that makes possible two different approaches to it: idealistic and realistic. According to the first approach, considering the superiority and priority of the mind and its concepts to the external ...  Read More

The Process of Issuing the Action from Ghazali's Perspective

Zeynab Barkhordari; seyyedeh mahdiheh poorsaleh amiri

Volume 23, Issue 2 , September 2023, , Pages 39-60


  Adopting a descriptive-analytical method, the present study deals with issuing action from Ghazali’s point of view. Consistent with his different perspectives that he assumes, research in the field of Ghazalian studies enjoys coherence and has the quality of opening different windows of insight ...  Read More

Analyzing and Criticizing Jesse Prinz's Point of View on Instinctive Nature of Morality

behruoz muhammadimunfared

Volume 20, Issue 4 , March 2021, , Pages 45-66


  The present article is aimed to support the instinctive nature of morality. To this end it is necessary to respond to the arguments made by the opponents. Jesse Prinz, a Professor of philosophy, has tried to deny the innateness of moral norms with the help of some arguments. Understanding Prinz's approach ...  Read More

An Analytic View of Ayatollah Seyyed Muhammad Kazem Assar’s Viewpoint in His Explanation of the Doctrine of Badā’

taher karimzadeh; ebrahim noei; Abbas Mirzaie

Volume 22, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 45-64


  The doctrine of Badā’, as a specific attribute of Shiite beliefs, has constantly been the subject of derision and criticism by Shia opponents. They have accused the Shiites of attributing ignorance and remorse to God and, for that reason, have taunted them as such. In response, Shiite scholars ...  Read More

Critique and Evaluation of the Foundations of Pinnock's Views on God’s Mutability Based on Imamieh Theology

mohammad torkamani

Volume 22, Issue 3 , February 2023, , Pages 47-68


  God's relationship with man (and its requirements) has always been a controversial topic among theologians. One of the most important themes of this topic is "God’s mutability”. Pinnock (one of the founders of open theism) believes that since -according to the Bible - God has always been ...  Read More

Epistemological Validity of Traditionalists’ Theory of "Sacred Knowledge": Its Truth and Justification

Zahra Hosseini; Fateme Sahraei

Volume 22, Issue 4 , April 2023, , Pages 47-70

  Adopting a rigid perspective toward post Cartesian modernity, traditionalists have referred to a type of knowledge which has a supernatural quality and is related to degrees of existence. Rejecting the efficacy of experience and argument which are considered pivotal to post-renaissance epistemology, ...  Read More

The Theory of Transversal Interpretation of the Theological Verses of the Holy Qur'an in the School of Ibn Arabi

masood hajirabi

Volume 23, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 47-62


  The present article examines the theory of transversal interpretation of the theological verses of the Qur'an (verses referring to the names and attributes of God) in the school of Ibn Arabi. The issue of transversal interpretation is one of the important issues of the school of Ibn Arabi. It affects ...  Read More

Natural Law and Intrinsic Good and Evil: Analysis and Comparison of Constituents and Level of Efficacy

Mohammad Hossein Ansari Cheshmaeh; Rahim Dehghan; Ebrahim Nouee

Volume 21, Issue 3 , November 2021, , Pages 49-70


  In the field of ethics, the theories of natural law and the inherent good and evil are sometimes considered the same. The reason is that the theory of natural law has not been clearly defined and no attempt has been made to identify he differences between the two theories. According to the findings of ...  Read More

The Essential Need to God and Its Relation with Educating the Soul from Mûllā Ṣâdrā’s Viewpoint

Maryam Samadieh; Fatemeh F azelzadeh

Volume 23, Issue 3 , January 2024, , Pages 53-78


  According to Mûllā Ṣâdrā, a human being is a creature who is educable during his life. By “Education” Mûllā Ṣâdrā means to purify human soul from the vices and to prepare it for receiving the manifestation of the Divinity. Relying on his philosophical foundations, ...  Read More

A Critical Study of the Relationship between Non–Materiality of Knowledge and Constancy of Change

Mahdi Assadi

Volume 22, Issue 2 , November 2022, , Pages 57-78


  Allāmah Ṭabāṭabāyī, in his justification of the epistemic discussions tied to non–materiality, in particular non–materiality of the perception and the fact that the material things are subject to knowledge and understanding, proposes constancy of change and states that change in its ...  Read More

An Examination of the Possibility of Understanding of the Wisdom of God’s Actions with an Emphasis on the Mû’tâzilite Âbd al-Jâbbār’s Argument about God’s Promise

Mohsen Javadi; javad vafaei moghani; babak abbasi

Volume 23, Issue 4 , March 2024, , Pages 59-84


  The appeal to Divine Wisdom, either as a direct axiom or a framework for other principles, has been widely prevalent in Mûtâkâllimūn’s arguments. In the present paper, after presenting some cases of this trend and through logical analysis, the Mû’tâzilite Âbd ...  Read More

The Rational Possibility of Punishing the Compound Ignorant

reza elhami; حجت Velaeirad

Volume 23, Issue 2 , September 2023, , Pages 61-80


  Belief, along with religious and non-religious duties, are among the most important issues addressed by Sharia (Islamic law). It may be claimed that strong arguments can be put forward for the necessity of believing in the principles of religion. This article seeks to provide an answer to the question ...  Read More

Investigating the Impact of Sadrai's Anthropology on Sheikhiya's Anthropology

Mahdi Afchangi; Yaser Salari

Volume 23, Issue 1 , June 2023, , Pages 63-86


  Anthropology, along with cosmology and theology, are the three basic pillars of the underlying thought of any school of philosophy, theology and ideology. The identity and nature of man, the truth of his body and soul, the connection and interaction of soul and body, their story after death in the world ...  Read More

Confirmation of Descent of Holy Spirit on Jesus Christ in the Holy Qur'an and Schleiermacher’s consciousness Christology

mohammadrasool imanikhoshkhoo

Volume 22, Issue 1 , June 2022, , Pages 65-86


  In some verses of the holy Qur’an, there are references to the descent of the Holy Spirit on Jesus Christ. Although, from the perspective of traditional and trinity Christology, it is possible to consider them as evidence for a distinction for Jesus Christ, close consideration of the Holy Spirit ...  Read More

A Comparative Study of Moral Principles in the Qur'an and the Testaments

Haydar esmaeili; ali .fathollahi; allahyar rahmati

Volume 20, Issue 4 , March 2021, , Pages 67-90


  One cannot ignore the importance of morality and its role in human happiness. It is because of its importance and the constructive role it plays in human life that both divine and materialistic schools of philosophy have some sort of moral style and philosophy of morality. The shared aspect of these ...  Read More

Belief Implications and Theological Doubts Stemmed from the Story of Moses and Khizr (Peace be Upon Him)

abdorrahim soleimani behbahani

Volume 22, Issue 3 , February 2023, , Pages 69-94


  Verses 60 to 82 of Al-Kahf Sureh narrate the story of the meeting between Moses and Khidr. The events taking place while these two divine figures meet have been discussed or documented in the form of views expressed in the science of jurisprudence, ethics, education, theology, etc. The present paper, ...  Read More

The Approach of Some Iranian Authors toward Verification or Falsification of the Theory of Evolution

Bibi Mahdiye Tabatabae; Hadi Samadi

Volume 21, Issue 3 , November 2021, , Pages 71-98


  Those Iranian authors who have commented on the verification or falsification of the theory of evolution have approached it in very general way. Two types of explications can make future comments more accurate: first, noticing the fact that this theory consists of several sub-theories:  It seems ...  Read More

Critical Appraisal of Abolhasan Ameri's Views on Predestination and Free Will

Einollah Khademi

Volume 22, Issue 4 , April 2023, , Pages 71-98

  The problem of predestination and free will is one of the long-lasting and important topics which has preoccupied people's minds, and made scholars of different religions and doctorines to adopt a position toward it. The focus of the present paper is on Ameri’s perspective on this important issue. ...  Read More

Inner Perceptual Faculties in Transcendental Wisdom: From the Fivefold Perceptual Faculties to Their Unification with Soul

Mojtaba Afsharpoor

Volume 22, Issue 2 , November 2022, , Pages 79-102


  Perception, as one of the vital signs of the human soul, arises from the perceptual faculties by which the soul demonstrates its effect. In the peripatetic philosophical anthropology, the fivefold perceptual faculties, which are common sense, imagination, illusion, memory, and intellect, and the consideration ...  Read More