A Critical study of Naeini’s View on Causal Necessity in the Light of Transcendent Wisdom

majid ahsan

Volume 20, Issue 4 , March 2021, Pages 1-22


    Causation and its subsidiaries as causal necessity are among the issues considered by thinkers since antiquity till the present time. Despite its long history, it is still the center of attention and the source of controversies. A wide range of views (including absolutely positive or negative ...  Read More

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

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

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

The Function of Religious Experience in Giving Meaning to Life from William James’ Point of View

mitra abbaszadegan; amirabbas alizamani; Jalal paykani

Volume 20, Issue 4 , March 2021, Pages 91-110


  The purpose of this study is to investigate the function of religious experience in making sense of life from William James’ point of view along with the description and analysis of the critiques. He considers the religious experience as a necessary and sufficient condition for discovering meaning. ...  Read More

The Historical and Philosophical Significance of Avicenna's Dānešnāmeh-ye ʿAlāyī and its position in the Contemporary Avicenna Scholarship

Hanif Amin Beidokhti

Volume 20, Issue 4 , March 2021, Pages 111-132


  I examine the philosophical and historical merits of Avicenna’s Dānešnāmeh-ye ʿAlāyī. With this aim, I briefly discuss the structural characteristics of the Dānešnāmeh and situate it within Avicenna’s oeuvre in respect to his other summae. I argue that in the Dānešnāmeh ...  Read More

A New Reading of the Basis of Practical Intellect Propositions in Shahid Sadr’s Thought Tradition

mohammadali esmaeili; Mehri Changi Ashtami

Volume 20, Issue 4 , March 2021, Pages 133-156


  The necessity of moving from derived propositions to basic ones and distinguishing them in the two fields of theoretical and practical intellect has been the subject of study since antiquity. Shahid Seyyed Mohammad Baqer Sadr (1934-1980), using the theological tradition and principles of his predecessors, ...  Read More