What follows is from a draft abstract by Professors Idris Samawi Hamid and Abbas Mirakhor. See also this link: Academia.edu: Drafts: Abstract: Logical foundations of Islamic Economics This abstract, and the paper to follow – inshāAllāh – draw upon a current book project: Idris Samawi Hamid and Abbas Mirakhor (forthcoming), The Logical Foundations...Read More
The truth of the adorer (waliyy) of Allah always lies ahead: : This fact applies to the future life, the immediate dunyā, as well as the journey of the wayfarer to the True. Allah SWT says in a ḥadith qudsī: كُلَّمَا وَضَعْتُ لَهُمْ عِلْمًا رَفَعْتُ لَهُمْ حِلْماً وَ لَيْسَ...Read More
UPDATE: September 10, 2016: Added a new paragraph: § 8.48.4 Below are paragraphs three through five of eight penned during the course of writing what is provisionally Chapter 8 of a current philosophical project. The first two may be found here: http://www.walayah.org/blog/philosophical-notes-on-an-islamic-phenomenology-of-consciousness-part-i In effect,...Read More
Major Arcs in the Philosophy of Shaykh Aḥmad III: Dialectical Metaphysics and the Project of Illuminationism.
It has been some time since posting our most recent installment, on objective logic and dialectics, in this seven-part series on the life, legacy, and philosophy of Shaykh Aḥmad Ibn Zayniddīn al-Aḥsāʾī. Things for this writer have been incredibly busy and it has taken much longer than expected to return to this. A number of readers also posted...Read More
Note by Samawi One of the most pressing needs of Muslim communities, East and West, is a coherent, progressive framework of education that avoids the extremes of reactionary traditionalism and astray Westoxification (gharbzadegi in Farsi). The core of Islamic and AhlulBayti (S) teaching is the search for knowledge beyond faith, realized in action; efforts...Read More