Philosophy

  • Light Within Me
    by: Allamah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn at-Tabataba'i, Ayatullah Sayyid Imam Ruhallah al-Musawi al-Khomeini

    Introduction to Irfan, stages of the spiritual journey, guidance and perfection, Interpretation of Sura al-Hamd, and the Invocation of Sha'baniyah.

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  • Lantern of the Path
    by: Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq ('a)

    A collection of Hadith by the sixth Imam (as) on knowledge, behavior, remembrance, prayer, and fear of God.

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  • Our Philosophy- Falsafatuna
    by: Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Baqir As-Sadr

    A collection of basic notions concerning the world and our way of considering it. Divided into two investigations: one concerned with the theory of knowledge, and the other, with the philosophical notion of the world.

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  • The Islamic Concept of Knowledge
    by: Dr. Sayyid Wahid Akhtar

    The different shades and connotations of the term 'ilm, i.e., knowledge, in the Islamic context.

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  • An Introduction to Islam
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi

    Taken from An Introduction to Islam, Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi,
    Muhammadi Islamic Center, Canada, 1992/1412.

    What is Islam?

    Islam is a religion which guides its followers in every aspect of their lives. It is a way of life.

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  • Philosophy Of Islam
    by: Sayyid Muhammad Husayni Beheshti, Muhammad Jawad Bahonar

    Fundamental Islamic topics such as principles of religion, man, Iman (faith), definitive knowledge, monothesim of the Qur'an, name and attributes of God, guides of humanity, evolution, history, self-making, family, economy and social system.

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  • The Study of Islamic Philosophy
    by: Ibrahim Bayyumi Madkour

    Accusations of racial prejudice within Islam. Aim and topics of Islamic philosophy. Islamic, Chrisitian, Greek, and modern philosophy. Orientalism.

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  • Islam and Religious Pluralism
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    An indepth discussion on the Islamic perspective of Religious Pluralism. This book offers rational answers to questions such as: will the great inventors and scientists, despite their worthy services for humanity, go to Hell? Will the likes of Pasteur and Edison go to Hell whilst indolent people who have spent their lives in a corner of the Masjid go to Heaven?

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  • Perfect Man
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    What makes a man perfect? This text discusses the spiritual reality of man, and the relationship of man with nature.

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  • A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 1, Book 1
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    A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Pre-Islamic Philosophical Thought

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  • Man and His Destiny
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    This title deals with the Islamic point of view on fate and destiny. Martyr Ayatullah Mutahhari critically examines historical doctrines on predestination and free will put forth by various schools of thought in Islam including the Mu'tazali and Ash`ari. Based on the verses of the Qur'an and Islamic teachings of the Ahlul Bayt (a), Martyr Mutahhari determines the true and correct position of human free will and predestination from the Islamic point of view.

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  • The Relationship between Philosophy and Theology in the Postmodern Age
    by: Dr. Muhammad Legenhausen

    Can philosophy agree with theology? Study of philosophy by Western scholars and Muslim scholars. Metaphysics, epistemology, Christian theology, and postmodernism.

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  • The Justice of God
    by: Sayyid Saeed Akhtar Rizvi
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  • Mind and Body Problem: From Plato to Sadra via Descartes
    by: Arifin

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  • Ultimate Questions in Philosophy of Religion
    by: Shaykh Mansour Leghaei

    Shaykh Mansour Leghaei, in this book delves into the philosophy behind several intrinsic faith matters such as belief in God, free-will or predeterminism, the question of evil and much more.

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  • The Theory of 'Alam al Khalq and 'Alam al-'Amr
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    An analysis into the theory of 'Alam al Khalq (World of Creation) and 'Alam al-'Amr (the World of Command)

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  • Inner Secrets Of The Path
    by: Sayyid Haydar Amuli

    A valuable resource for the students of Irfan (Gnosis). Discusses how spiritual travellers should walk on the path taking to their Lord using the Sharia (Law). Deals specifically with the roots and branches of religion.

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  • The Problem of Contradiction in Islamic Philosophy
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    Text analyzing the problem of contradiction in philosophy and the Islamic method to reconcile them.

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  • An Approach to the Understanding of Islam
    by: Dr. Ali Shariati

    The transcript of two lectures by Dr. Ali Shariati where he emphasizes the universality of Islam describing how different facets of Islam can be understood by researchers and academics in different fields of study. As an example, he explains that he, being a social scientist, applies his knowledge to understand how the system and rules of Islam apply to society as a whole (as opposed to individuals).

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  • Supplication In the Eyes of the Ahl al-Bayt (as)
    by: Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Al-Asifi

    This text begins introducing the Definition of Prayer, and its importance. The author explains how prayers are accepted, and what acceptance of prayer can lead to in a believer's life. Beyond the literal recitation of the prayer, in this text we can find the etiquettes of prayer, and other aspects we must take into consideration.

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  • A Short Treatise on The Divine Invitation
    by: Muhammad M. Khalfan

    This book discusses why the Holy Month of Ramadān described by the Holy Prophet (s) as ‘The Banquet of Allāh’ and what it means to be his special Guest.

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  • A Summary of Logic
    by: Sayyid Sadiq Shirazi

    Al-Mujaz fi al-Mantiq - A Summary of Logic. Translated by Shaykh Ali Abdur-Rasheed.

    Copyright 2006 Madani E-Publications (aliarasheed@gmail.com). All rights reserved. Reproduction of this publication in any form, in whole or in part, without the express written consent of the translator is prohibited. Al-Islam.org is grateful to the translator for his written permission to host this work.

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  • The Quran and the Nature of Life
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    This is the second of a series of three related articles by Martyr Murtada Mutahhari on topics relating to soul, life, and evolution and published in a collection entitled Maqalat-e falsafi (Philosophical Essays).

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  • Eternity of Man
    by: A Group of Researchers

    A philosophical discourse about the nature of eternity, and regarding man's true self (the soul) necessarily subsisting eternally.

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  • Divine Justice or The Problem of Evil
    by: Javad Shayvard

    This article is an attempt to prove two points: 1. God's justice is a reality. 2. If God is just, it does not mean that individuals have to accept their present social situations; but on the contrary, it will mean that they have to change it.

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  • Medical Sects in Islam
    by: Dr. Mahdi Muhaqqiq

    About the three schools of thought in Greek medicine. The empiricists, the dogmatists and the methodists.

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  • Three Topics in Theological Philosophy
    by: Dr. Ahmad Ahmadi

    An analysis of Theological Philosophy, discusses Proof of the Contingent and The Necessary, Human Nature: A Proof and the Attributes of God

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  • Causality and Freedom
    by: Ayatullah Mohsen Araki

    An essay, explaining briefly the philosophical theory of Sadra on the relation between causality and freedom, and martyr Sadr’s theory of sovereignty (saltanah), then comparing critically and analysing these two theories with each other.

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  • The Source Of Rights
    by: Ayatullah Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi

    A philosophical discussion on the origin of rights & that it's source is the will of Allah.

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  • Reason, Faith & Authority: A Shiite Perspective
    by: Mohammad Ali Shomali

    In this paper, the author discusses the importance of reason in Islam, its relevance and connection to true faith and also explains what authority is in Islam and to whom it belongs. He does so in the light of the Quran and traditions.

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  • La Gnosi Islamica
    by: Hojjatulislam Mohammad Hadi Abdekhoda'i


    La Gnosi Islamica

    Hojjatulislam Mohammad Hadi Abdekhoda’i

    Introduzione

    Nel Nome di Dio, il Clemente, il Misericordioso

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  • Journey through Theology
    by: Sayyid Ahmad Ali Khan

    Preparations For The Journey

    The territory of Theology stretches before me. I am about to embark on a journey through this territory, riding the chariot of rationality. And you are here, at my invitation, to accompany me in this journey.

    This particular journey will be brief, so as not to tire you out. Once you become seasoned travelers, then you can go on longer journeys.

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  • Why "Islamic" Science?
    by: Yahya Cooper

    The identity of the 'Islamic sciences', philosophy, and modern science.

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  • La Filosofia Trascendentale e Molla Sadra
    by: Comunita Shiita Italiana


    La Filosofia Trascendentale e Molla Sadra

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  • Perfect Man
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    Perfect Man by Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari in Bangla

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  • A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 1, Book 2
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    A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Advent Of Islam, Fundamental Teachings Of The Qur'an

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  • Fundamentals of Islamic Thought: God, Man and the Universe
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    In this text Ayatullah Mutahhari discusses Islamic thought on topics such as "Man & Faith", “The Worldview of Tawhid”, “Philosophy” & "Spiritualism" to clarify matters and resolve problems and contradictions as no other system of thought can.

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  • Contemporary Topics of Islamic Thought
    by: Muhammad Legenhausen

    The essays presented by the author here were written in Iran over a period of about ten years (1989-1999). The title of the collection is not meant to suggest that these are the most important topics of contemporary Islamic thought, merely that they are some topics of current discussion among Muslims. These are semi-popular essays written with several purposes in mind.

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  • Freedom and Causality in Contemporary Islamic & Western Philosophy
    by: Ayatullah Mohsen Araki

    This text authored by Mohsen Mohammadi Araghi which addresses the topics of freewill and causality in contemporary Islamic and western philosophy and the theory of moral obligation.

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