Philosophy - Spirituality & Philosophy

Light Within Me

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

Islam and Religious Pluralism

An indepth discussion on the Islamic perspective of Religious Pluralism.

Does God Have a Mind?

In this paper, the history of the concepts of soul, mind, and spirit are reviewed in order to deny that such terms correctly apply to God.

Philosophy Of Islam

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, sel

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 1, Book 1

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Pre-Islamic Philosophical Thought

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Selection from Glimpses of the Nahj al-Balaghah

This is the translation of sections from Martyr Mutahhari's book Sayri dar Nahj al-balaghah. This book consists of seven sections.

Perfect Man

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

Our Philosophy- Falsafatuna

A collection of basic notions concerning the world and our way of considering it.

Man and His Destiny

This title deals with the Islamic point of view on fate and destiny.

The Islamic Concept of Knowledge

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

The Study of Islamic Philosophy

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

Contemporary Topics of Islamic Thought

The essays presented by the author here were written in Iran over a period of about ten years (1989-1999).

Supplication In the Eyes of the Ahl al-Bayt (as)

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.

Fundamentals of Islamic Thought: God, Man and the Universe

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 problem

Ultimate Questions in Philosophy of Religion

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.

Mansour Leghaei 9,708 0

The Relationship between Philosophy and Theology in the Postmodern Age

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

An Approach to the Understanding of Islam

The transcript of two lectures by Dr.

Ali Shariati 8,856 0

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 1, Book 3

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Early Centuries (From The First/Seventh Century To The Fall Of Baghdad)

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The Quran and the Nature of Life

This is the second of a series of three related articles by Martyr Murtadha Mutahhari on topics relating to soul, life, and evolution and published in a collection entitled Maqalat-e falsafi (Philo

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 1, Book 2

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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The Theory of 'Alam al Khalq and 'Alam al-'Amr

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

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A Short Treatise on The Divine Invitation

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.

The Problem of Contradiction in Islamic Philosophy

Text analyzing the problem of contradiction in philosophy and the Islamic method to reconcile them.

Medical Sects in Islam

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

Mahdi Muhaqqiq 7,463 0

Al-Khisal, A Numeric Classification of Traditions on Characteristics

Translation of Al-Khisal. A first book of its kind, Al-Khisal is a collection of religious and moral precepts from reliable works on the subject compiled by Sheikh Sadooq.

Shaykh as-Saduq 7,399 1

A Summary of Logic

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

Divine Justice or The Problem of Evil

This text is an attempt to prove two points: 1. God's justice is a reality. 2.

Javad Shayvard 7,052 0

Eternity of Man

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

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Three Topics in Theological Philosophy

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

The General Pattern of Islamic Thought in The Qur'an

This book is a collection of speeches delivered by Ayatollah Khamene’i in 1974, 1353 AH.

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 2, Book 8

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Modern Renaissance (Covering both the Early and the Later Centuries).

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Causality and Freedom

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 analy

Mohsen Araki 4,518 0

Reason, Faith & Authority: A Shiite Perspective

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.

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 2, Book 4

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Later Centuries (From the Fall of Baghdad [656/1258] TO 1111/1700).

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A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 2, Book 5

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book:Other Disciplines (Covering Both The Early And The Later Centuries).

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The Source Of Rights

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

Freedom and Causality in Contemporary Islamic & Western Philosophy

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.

Mohsen Araki 3,984 0

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 2, Book 6

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Influence of Muslim Thought on the West and East.

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Comparative Study of Shared Views of Muslim and Non-Muslim Scholars on Philosophy and Education

We live in a world where everything is always about me: my religion, my house, my phone..etc., forgetting on many occasions that there is a world beyond our own petty existence.

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 2, Book 7

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: The Dark Age  (1111/1700-1266/1850).

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Religious, Philosophical and Psychological Foundations of Happiness

The main purpose of this research was the extraction of the philosophical and religious foundations of the most important philosophical-religious and psychological subjects which is Happiness, and

Why "Islamic" Science?

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

Yahya Cooper 2,941 0

Spiritual Accounting Based on Muhasaba al-Nafs by Sayyid ibn Tawus

This article introduces the work of Sayyid ibn Tawus called Muhasaba al-Nafs, offering a biography of the author, an overview of the book, and a summary of each chapter, which includes topics such

Morteza Karimi 2,663 0

Hermeneutical Foundations for Islamic Social Sciences

Some scientists seem to support the idea of the islamisation of knowledge and some have evolved into considering hermeneutics as a possible solution.

Introduction to Islamic Sciences, Part 1

This article introduces the most important Islamic sciences that have long been studied in Islamic seminaries.

Introduction to Islamic Sciences Part 3

This article - Introduction to Islamic Sciences, Part 3 – delves into four additional subjects: Hadith Sciences, Qur’anic Sciences, the Science of Exegesis and the Science of Islamic Ethics.

Hegel’s Ethics

The aim of this text is to offer a brief overview into Hegel’s ethics. The author compares Hegel’s views with the communitarian critique of liberalism.

Modern Division of Philosophies

This work presents the division of Philosophies and how they may relate to people I function of their relationship with themselves, the universe, Allah and other human beings.