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Al- Muwafaqat fi usul al-shari’ah

He ranked public interests as: The second type of knowledge is acquired through instruction. These postulates clarify his operative epistemological and theoretical presumptions. Then there are rational forms of knowledge in the acquisition of which reason has a role and function to perform.

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What He teaches him, however, is of two types. This knowledge pertains to the senses.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Consider his translation of the fol- lowing passage: The month is like this, and like sl, and like this. Click here to sign up.

He then instructs him and grants him perception; and guides him to ways of securing his interests in his life in this world.

One type is necessary and is given to him without knowledge of where it has come from or how. The difficulty that some may find in comprehending some of its parts may be attributed to the fact that it was the first time that the codification of the maqasid was undertaken. The Great Books of Islamic Civilization.


Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Nyazee frequently translates perfect-tense verbs as imperfect and present continuous verbs. As it stands, the current transla- tion requires careful examination — and a great deal of revision — before it can be recommended. Looking for beautiful books? Further, there is knowledge like his knowledge about his own existence and that the two opposites can never come together, which is knowledge that belongs to the rational faculty.

The Reconciliation of the Fundamentals of Islamic Law: Al-Muwafaqat Fi Usul Al-Shari’a, Volume I:

In the space of a short review, I can merely highlight a few illustrative errors. The Ordinances of Government Al-mawardi. Other books in this series.

Translated by Imran Ahsan Nyazee. And that follows from the fact that God [at first] created a muwafxqat being who did not know a thing. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? These pertain to the senses.

Nyazee translates this line as: Although parts of the muwafaqatt are sound, such a classic text deserves, and needs, linguistic as well as stylistic improvements in order to produce a readable and elegant English text.

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The most profitable of paths [to pursue] learning, culminating in strong conviction, is to acquire [it, i. The line in Arabic reads: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

Help Center Find new research papers in: I propose the following translation of this passage; I underline substantive differences for the benefit of the reader: God creates man in a state where he knows nothing. Skip to main content. Description First published in in Tunis this book was an innovation in Islamic jurisprudence. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Book ratings by Goodreads. More orthodox Sunni circles are ambiva- lent: Reviewed by Raji M.

The Best Books of In the translation of poetry, too, Nyazee errs. The Reconciliation of the Fundamentals of Islamic Law: Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of How I wish I could give the translation my unqualified endorsement. The [second] type [of knowledge a human being] acquired was by way of instruction, irrespective of whether the person was aware of this [pro- cess] or not.