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Theory of Justice

The present collection unfolds in three chapters drawn up in view of the necessity and fundamental standing of justice, the quality of its dispensation in society and individual and the presentation of an epitome of the viewpoints on the subject.

The first chapter presents a study of the viewpoints on the theory of justice in ancient times, the orient and modern west. The second chapter dissects the different dimensions of the concept of 'idalah (justice) in Islam in view of its noble source, the Holy Qur'an. The third chapter attempts to expound on the viewpoints of one of the greatest and most striking contemporary thinkers and political leaders of the world of Islam, Imam Khomeini (r), providing an overview of the issue of 'idalah within the frame of a special theory.

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Theory of Justice Imam Khomeini Publisher: International Affairs Department The Institute for the Compilation and Publication of Imam Khomeini's Works Translator: Hussein Karamyar Editor: Jafar Razi Khan First Printing: 2007 Address: No. 5 Sudeh Alley, Yaser Street, Bahonar Avenue, Jamaran, P.C. 19778, P.O.Box 19575/614, Tehran, Islamic Republic of Iran Tel: (009821) 22283138, 22290191-5