By Nuha Al-Shaar
Offering a brand new studying of Islamic moral and political concept within the B?yid interval (334-440/946-1048), this ebook focuses really at the thinker Ab? Hayy?n al-Tawh?d? who lived in Baghdad and what's now western Iran.
Ethics in Islam provides the 1st significant remedy of al-Tawh?d?'s ethics, political proposal, and social idealism, investigating the advanced affects that formed this idea and particularly his notion of friendship, that is analysed within the distinct context of B?yid society. Al-Tawh?d? revives the worth of friendship in politics. He introduces it because the top technique to reform social and political order and as a way to the great lifestyles, to restrain ardour and self-interest, to lead to cooperation and advertise cause, and for motion against non secular zeal. rather than seeing him as alienated from society, supposedly rejecting conventional Muslim ideals, this e-book locations him in his ancient and highbrow contexts, and indicates that whereas he was once unique in lots of methods, his outlook used to be firmly rooted within the Islamic tradition during which he used to be educated.
Contributing to trendy discussions of Islam and political ethics, this publication is of curiosity to students and researchers of political philosophy, comparative moral concept and Islamic studies.
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Ethics in Islam: Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries (Culture and Civilization in the Middle East) by Nuha Al-Shaar