Ethical theories in Islam by Majid Fakhry

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Published by E.J. Brill in Leiden, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Islamic ethics,
  • Philosophy, Islamic

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-236) and index.

Book details

Statementby Majid Fakhry.
SeriesIslamic philosophy, theology, and science,, v. 8
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1291 .F28 1994
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 238 p. ;
Number of Pages238
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL902889M
ISBN 109004093001
LC Control Number95195791

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The first edition has already been favourably reviewed by scholars in Europe, America and the Middle East, as a significant. Ethical Theories in Islam This work provides a typology of Islamic ethics, without overlooking the chronological development.

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Both the Qur‟anic verses and Prophetic narrations related to the subject would be analyzed. Islamic Ethics: A conceptual analysis. This was the same approach followed by Dr.

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