An Evaluative Study of the Principles of Practical Wisdom in Al-Farabi and Avicenna

mohammad Zabihi

Volume 22, Issue 4 , April 2023, Pages 1-24

  Al-Farabi and Avicenna are among the greatest and most well-known Muslim peripatetic philosophers in philosophical and intellectual discussions. The intellectual foundations of the Peripatetic philosophical system in the Islamic world are based on the rational principles and philosophical thoughts of ...  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

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

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

The Ethics of Desire in the Philosophy of Ibn Gabirol

Hussein Niazbakhsh; Asghar Vaezi

Volume 22, Issue 4 , April 2023, Pages 99-122

  The connection between ethics and metaphysics has always been an important problem in Neoplatonism. This question is also raised in the philosophy of Ibn Gabirol (the Jewish Neo-Platonist philosopher). Ibn Gabirol tries to connect ethics and metaphysics by the concept of ‘desire’. For him, ...  Read More

A Comparative Study of the Components of Interpretative Pluralism in Philosophical Hermeneutics and the Inexhaustibility of the Interpretation of the Holy Quran

Maryam Alizadeh; hosein hashemnezhad

Volume 22, Issue 4 , April 2023, Pages 123-146

  Philosophical hermeneutics is one of the theories of interpretation of texts in the West after the Renaissance, which created changes in the epistemological thinking of some modern Muslim thinkers. In addition to its difference in foundations, this theory creates relativism and interpretive pluralism. ...  Read More

An Investigation of the Verses that Apparently Contradict Prophets’ Infallibility and the Interpretive Approach of Mystics and Scholastic Theologians to Face this Challenge

shahla alerasol; susan alerasol

Volume 22, Issue 4 , April 2023, Pages 147-164

  Some verses in the Holy Quran, either directly or indirectly, attribute errors or sins to Allah’s prophets. Based on their intellectual background, interpreters may come up with different explanations and interpretations of such verses in their efforts to make them consistent with the idea of Ismah ...  Read More