The relation between intellect, intuition and revelation from the viewpoint of ‘Allāma S.M.H. Ṭabāṭabā’ī

Pakdin Asl, Mohammad (2021) The relation between intellect, intuition and revelation from the viewpoint of ‘Allāma S.M.H. Ṭabāṭabā’ī. MPhil(R) thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

This dissertation seeks to answer the following question: how are intellect, intuition, and revelation related to one another in ‘Allāma Ṭabāṭabā’ī’s (1904-1981) view? To answer the question, we need to consider the definitions and properties of each of the three notions, and ultimately, consider ‘Allāma’s view of the relation among them. ‘Allāma was a prominent, influential Iranian Shiite scholar in the twentieth century who wrote many books and essays concerning Islamic philosophy, Qur’anic exegesis, theology (kalām), sociology, and so on.

Deploying an analytic method, the dissertation considers and analyzes all relevant principles and theories of ‘Allāma. It takes almost all relevant work by ‘Allāma into account, including al-Mīzān fī Tafsīr al-Qur’ān, Bidāyat al-Ḥikma, Nihāyat al-Ḥikma, Uṣūl-i Falsafih va Ravish-i Ri’ālīsm, his collected essays, and “Risālat al-Wilāya”.

Item Type: Thesis (MPhil(R))
Qualification Level: Masters
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > B Philosophy (General)
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Colleges/Schools: College of Arts > School of Critical Studies > Theology and Religious Studies
Supervisor's Name: Ridgeon, Dr. Lloyd
Date of Award: 2021
Depositing User: Theses Team
Unique ID: glathesis:2021-82397
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2021 10:01
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2021 12:40
Thesis DOI: 10.5525/gla.thesis.82397
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/82397

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