Usefulness of the Famous Division of Science into Obvious and Theoretical in Logic of Affirmations

Mojtaba Ghorbani Hamedani

Volume 21, Issue 4 , April 2022, Pages 1-22

  Most Muslim logicians divide the acquired science into the obvious and theoretical with the criterion of thought. The purpose of this study is to investigate the usefulness of this division in the logic of affirmations. The main benefit of this division, with the aim of finding out the truth in the science ...  Read More

A Study of Estimative Faculty from Avicenna’s Perspective

Gholamhossein Emadzadeh

Volume 21, Issue 4 , April 2022, Pages 23-40

  Avicenna put the soul and its related issues at the forefront of his philosophical pursuits, and explained them in such a way that the later thinker could not ignore his views in their study of the topic. In his studies, he has dealt with the issues related to internal faculties of the soul in detail. ...  Read More

The Intuition Argument for the Unity of Intelligence and Intelligible from Hakim Sabzevari’s Point of View with an Explanatory Approach and Response to Objections

mohammad reza ershadiniya

Volume 21, Issue 4 , April 2022, Pages 41-58

  Rational unity is one of the central issues in transcendental wisdom. The weight of its proof and the inferences made on its basis goes to paying careful attention to the method and the specific principles of transcendental wisdom. Its proofs, much like the problem itself, keep distance from conventional ...  Read More

Three Neo-Sadrian Interpretations of Mulla Sadra’s Delineation of Negation of Associating any Partner with God

hasan ahmadizade

Volume 21, Issue 4 , April 2022, Pages 59-78

  In the theoretical mysticism and Islamic philosophy, not associating any partner with God has always been subject to different interpretations. When Muslim philosophers refer to unity, what they mean is negation of associating any partner with God, as the Necessary Existence by Nature (Wajeb-e-Be-ahzat). ...  Read More

Critique of Orientalists’ Accusations of Violence and Intolerance toward Followers of other Religions (People of the Book) in Islam with Reference to the Concept of Jihad

sayed ali shaygan; hasan saeidi

Volume 21, Issue 4 , April 2022, Pages 79-102

  Violence against and intolerance of followers of other religions or disregard for ideological and religious pluralism is one of the accusations made by a large number of Orientalists against the Qur'an, the Prophet of Islam (PBUH) and Muslims throughout history. The emergence of these accusations in ...  Read More

The Impact of Theological Foundations on the Question of whether Shari'ah Laws Should Follow or Not Follow the Considerations of Common Good and Depravity

mohammad hosein faryab

Volume 21, Issue 4 , April 2022, Pages 103-122

  The question of whether Sharia’h laws should follow or not follow the considerations of common good and depravity is an interdisciplinary issue lying at the intersection of theology and jurisprudence. In this regard, the Shiite thinkers disagree with the Ash'arites, who insist on non-following ...  Read More

A Critical Study of Ayatollah Sobhani’s Views on the Nature of Worship

seyyed ahmad hashemi aliabadi; Mohammad Javad Hassanzadeh

Volume 21, Issue 4 , April 2022, Pages 123-146

  The identification of the term ‘Ibadeh’ (worship) has a long history in the writings of philologists. The sect of ‘Wahhabism’, by its misunderstanding of the meaning of worship, has excommunicated the Muslims. In contrast, Ayatulah Sobhani, in most of his works, has presented ...  Read More