Allameh Tabatabai’s Views on the Philosophical Foundations of Divine simplicity

Maryam Barooti; Reza Akbarian

Volume 17, Issue 2 , January 0, Pages 21-45

  The simplicity of the necessary-by-itself is one of the most important issues discussed by Islamic philosophers and theologians. It has also a prominent position in transcendental wisdom (Hikmat e Motaaliyeh). Allameh Tabatabai, as a transcendental philosopher, puts emphasis on the real simplicity of ...  Read More

The Methodological Critique of the Role of Mysticism in Judging the Methodology of Mulla Sadra’s Philosophy

Hassan Rahbar; Shemasalah Seraj; Seyed Yahya Yasrebi

Volume 17, Issue 2 , January 0, Pages 1-20

  One of the most important theories in relation to the methodology of Mulla Sadra’s philosophy is the distinction between collection and judgment. It is argued that, in the collection position, Mulla Sadra draws on mystical intuitions. While in the judgment position, he relies on reasoning as the ...  Read More

The Relationship between Rational knowledge and Heart Knowledge in Modern Studies on Al-Ghazali

Mitra (Zahra) Poursina; Hossein Ejtehadian; Fatemeh (Mahnaz) Tavakoli

Volume 17, Issue 2 , January 0, Pages 46-72

  Although al-Ghazali is known as a critic of philosophers, his intellectual approach is full of rational and philosophical argumentations. That is why, some scholars have taken the view that al-Ghazali has had a big contribution to the rationalization of the Islamic culture and especially in transferring ...  Read More

Alusi and His Intermediate Position between Ash’ariyyah and Salafiyyah with a Focus on His Ideas on the Issue of Narrated Attributes

hamid imandar; hamed mostafavi fard

Volume 17, Issue 2 , January 0, Pages 73-96

  One of the constitutive elements of the Salafist School is its approach to God’s attributes. The Salafist unique interpretation which is presented as the school of proof for attributes lacks compatibility with forefathers’ views in addition to its being extremely dogmatic. Extreme dogmatism ...  Read More

“Shakelah” as the Central Theory of Islam on Identity

morteza semnoon

Volume 17, Issue 2 , January 0, Pages 97-124

  “Shakelah” or disposition is an issue in relation to Islamic anthropology and the issue of destiny. The question of whether man is in control of his destiny or not has attracted the attention of Islamic thinkers since the early stages of history of thought in Islam. The proponents and opponents ...  Read More

The Relationship Between Watan (Homeland) and Tuma`nina (Tranquility) in Sufism from Earliest Years to Ibn Arabi

Adel Meghdadian; masoud sadeghi

Volume 17, Issue 2 , January 0, Pages 125-147

  Tuma`nina is a mystical station by which man can reach constant tranquility. But the word “Tuma'nina” has been used in relation to different objects in the holy Quran and sophistic writings. One of those objects mentioned in the holy Quran is the world where the possibility of reaching tranquility ...  Read More

The Problem of Personal Identity on the frame of the Theory of Soul’s Essential Motion

majid ahsan; Milad Nouri Yalguzaghaji

Volume 17, Issue 2 , January 0, Pages 148-172

  the problem of personal identity as related to many ontological and epistemological concepts and discussions is an important issue. Some criterions about personal identity have been proposed which can be doubtable and discussable, even if they can be used to distinguish the personal identity epistemologically. ...  Read More