March 4, 2017

al-`Ilm al-Huduri: knowledge by Presence by S Hejazi

By S Hejazi

This publication explores the problem of data by way of presence as an epistemological challenge in philosophy. Al-`Ilm al-Huduri (knowledge by way of presence) merits as an epistemological bridge among philosophy and mysticism. This booklet is a comparative learn of the epistemology of Suhrawardî and Mullâ Sadrâ Shîrâzî, Muslim thinkers of the 6th/12th and 11th/17th century. It specializes in major matters: Illuminative idea of information and, within the framework of this idea, Mullâ Sadrâ's doctrine of data via presence (al-'ilm al-hudûrî) studied within the context of his philosophical procedure (al-hikmah al-muta'âlîyah). Mullâ Sadrâ's multidimensional technique can also be mentioned during this ebook. the purpose of this examine is to discover the Mullâ Sadrâ's concept of data through presence, al-'ilm al-hudûrî, and view it as an epistemological bridge among philosophy and mysticism in the context of Mullâ Sadrâ's philosophical approach (al-hikmah al-muta'âlîyah). for that reason, Mullâ Sadrâ's doctrine of information by means of presence is the nook stone of his epistemological process. within the gentle of this doctrine, he supplies a brand new definition of information, an cutting edge interpretation of its department into al-'ilm al-hudûrî and al-'ilm al-husûlî, and, eventually, a scientific chain of varied different types of wisdom via presence (e.g., self-knowledge, God's wisdom of His Essence and God's wisdom of things). those 3 features of his doctrine were surveyed and, in evaluating them with Suhrawardî's concept, evaluated during this book.

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