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We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. In the translation of poetry, too, Nyazee errs. Ebrahim Moosa University of Notre Dame emoosa1 nd. Other books in this series. It was the first book to address the objectives of muwafaqqt shari’a.


The second type of knowledge is acquired through instruction.

One type is necessary and is given to him without knowledge of where it has come from or how. These postulates clarify his operative epistemological and theoretical presumptions. Translated by Imran Ahsan Nyazee. Looking for beautiful books? Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. The Best Books of His protests gained very little support among his peers and he gradually came to feel marginalized.

Nyazee translates this line as: Although parts of the translation are sound, such a classic text deserves, and needs, linguistic as well as stylistic muwzfaqat in order to produce a readable and elegant English text. How I wish I could give the translation my unqualified endorsement.

The Reconciliation of the Fundamentals of Islamic Law: Al-Muwafaqat Fi Usul Al-Shari’a, Volume I:

Rather, this knowledge is innate [instinctive] to humans at the very inception of creation. Log In Sign Up.

What He teaches him, however, is of two types. Description First published in in Tunis this book was an innovation in Islamic jurisprudence.


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Remember me on this computer. An example of another problem: God creates man in a state where he knows nothing. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. The line in Arabic reads: There may be other editions. Help Center Find new research papers in: Book ratings by Goodreads. Nyazee frequently translates perfect-tense verbs as imperfect and present continuous verbs.

As it stands, the current transla- tion requires careful examination — and a great deal of revision — before it can be recommended. The [second] type [of knowledge a human being] acquired was by way of instruction, irrespective of whether the person was aware of this [pro- cess] or not.