Islamic Political Theory (Legislation): Volume 2

The second of two volumes of the renowned and comprehensive text on Islamic political theory by Ayatullah Misbah Yazdi, dealing with the importance of recognizing Islam as the basis of any just political theory, methods of implementing such a theory by the government, and comparing and contrasting this Islamic system with the system predominant in most Western ans secular nations.

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  1. Preface
  2. Introduction
  3. Session 24: Grand Strategies in the Realm of Governance and Implementation (Part 1)
  4. Session 25:Grand Strategies in the Realm of Governance and Implementation (Part 2)
  5. Session 26: Special Functions of State and Islamic Perspective on Public Participation
  6. Session 27: A Perspective on the Distinctive Structure of the Islamic State
  7. Session 28: Observance of Values and Legitimate Freedom in an Islamic State
  8. Session 29: The Political Hierarchy in the Islamic State
  9. Session 30: The Connection between the Absolute Guardianship of the Jurist and the Islamic Government Establishment
  10. Session 31: An Examination and Criticism of the Theory of Separation of Powers
  11. Session 32: The Exigency of Elucidating the Ideological Position of the Islamic System
  12. Session 33: Islam and Different Forms of Government
  13. Session 34: The Position of Islamic Laws and Our System’s Superiority over Other Systems
  14. Session 35: The Connection between Freedom, State and Laws
  15. Session 36: Need for Decisiveness in Implementing Islamic Ordinances
  16. Session 37: A Scrutiny of the Issue of Violence
  17. Session 38: Confrontation of Western Ideas and Beliefs’ with Islamic Laws
  18. Session 39: An Investigation of the Relativity of Values and Religious Narratives
  19. 1. First approach to the relativity of knowledge
  20. 2. Second approach to the relativity of knowledge (relativity of values)
  21. 3. Third approach to the relativity of knowledge (relativity of religious knowledge)
  22. Session 40: Religious Knowledge: Fiction or True Reflection?