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© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2010 DOI: 10.1163/156853410X489763 Vivarium 48 (2010) 193-214 brill.nl/viv v i v a r i u m Al-Ghazālī on the Form and Matter of the Syllogisms Henrik Lagerlund University of Western Ontario Abstract Al-Ghazālī’s Maqāsid al-falāsifa is an intelligent reworking of

In: Vivarium

and on almost any conceivable topic. 1.1 Dialogue—Not Exchange of Monologues However, this article, which is meant to be the first in a series around a research project into the figure and potential of the maqāṣid al-shari‛ah or the so-called higher intents of Islamic law, is going to argue

In: Arab Law Quarterly

yang menjadi maqasid kepada hadith tersebut. Teks-teks hadith dikumpulkan mengikut tajuk ( mawdu’i ) dan takhrij ringkas dilakukan terhadap hadith-hadith wakaf infrastruktur dalam al-Kutub al-Sittah sahaja. Al-Kutub al-Sittah ialah enam buah kitab utama hadith yang terdiri daripada Sahih al

In: Al-Bayan: Journal of Qur'an and Hadith Studies
Author: Tazul Islam

“Maqāṣid al-Qur’ān” appears as an emerging science in the field of Islamic studies that promotes a particular understanding of the Qur’ānic discourse. As scholars’ contributions in this subject are lacking a scholarly definition of this very science, this study aims to formulate its definition in a scholarly manner. In doing so, this research firstly presents the meaning of “maqasid” as well as the “Qur’ān”; secondly, it explores the key elements for this definition in scholars’ views on this subject; finally, it formulates a definition for it in the light of these elements and explains them in brief.

In: Al-Bayan: Journal of Qur'an and Hadith Studies
Author: Lena Larsen

argue that the muftis’ arguments for their fatwas are translatable into a more widely accessible language that allows clarifying fundamental values and their interpretations. I will argue that the maqāṣid theory forms one Islamic counterpart to the theory of modern common morality , “the morality of

In: How Muftis Think
Author: Hassan Beloushi

There has been much debate in the last century about how to modernise Islamic law so as to make it appropriate for a changing society. Among the solutions that have been proposed is the theory of maqāṣid al-sharīʿa as a legal theory for Islamic law. In the contemporary Shīʿī context, the calling

In: Visions of Sharīʿa
Author: Felicitas Opwis

It is challenging to do justice to an edited volume in a review; space does not allow detailed discussion of all contributions, and uneven quality can compromise the value of the whole. Overall, the editor is to be congratulated for gathering a broad spectrum of current debates on maqāṣid al

In: Islamic Law and Society
Author: Heba Sewilam

disputing the validity and the scope of the doctrinal theories of uṣūl al-fiqh and maqāṣid al-sharīʿa while failing to realize the theories’ sole purpose: facilitating the production of functional positive laws ( al-furūʿ ). Taking the well-established jurisprudential doctrines of ijmāʿ (consensus

In: Arab Law Quarterly
Author: Mariam al-Attar

* I am indebted to Gavin Picken for reading the first draft of this article and Yasmin Amin for her valuable remarks on the final draft. Introduction This paper focuses on developing arguments for a meta-ethical foundation of the theory of maqāṣid. I argue that maqāṣid al-sharīʿa , as

In: Journal of Islamic Ethics

secular point of view. My approach to circumventing this hurdle was to look at the so-called Higher Intentions in Islamic law, the maqāṣid al-shari’ah . The maqāṣid , while ultimately based on religious primary sources, the Qur’an and the practice of the Prophet Muhammad, the so-called Sunna , have

In: European Journal of Comparative Law and Governance