The Ethical Philosophy of Al-Ghazzali
The Ethical Philosophy of Al-Ghazzali
The Ethical Philosophy of Al-Ghazzali
The Ethical Philosophy of Al-Ghazzali
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The Ethical Philosophy of Al-Ghazzali

Mohammad Umaruddin

Paperback, 370 pages

9789670729381

 

The presentation of the material in this book is based on al-Ghazzali’s original works in Arabic, particularly the Ihya’ and Mizan al-‘Amal. In addition, important works by ancient and modern writers on the subject have been consulted. 

 

 

Contents

Part 1: Background of Al-Ghazzali’s Ethical Thought

1. Al-Ghazzali’s Times: Political and Religious Conditions

2. Theological and Philosophical Movements

3. Islamic Ethics Before Al-Ghazzali

4. Al-Ghazzali Inner Development

 

Part 2: Al-Ghazzali’s Theory of Ethics: Its Basis

5. The Psychological Nature of Man

6. Knowledge and Morality

7. The Freedom of the Will

 

Part 3: Al-Ghazzali’s Theory of Ethics: Its Principles

8. The End

9. Knowledge of God

10. Intuitive Knowledge of God

11. Love of God

12. The Vision of God

 

Part 4: Al-Ghazzali’s Theory of Ethics: Its Practical Aspects

13. Virtues and Vices: Preliminary Discussions

14. Vices

15. Virtues

16. Social Virtues

17. Religious Duties and Their Ethical Significance

 

Appendix

The Knowledge of God: Intuitive Knowledge 

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