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The Ethics of Ghazali

This revised Ph. D. thesis written under the supervision of Prof. Watt, and presented to the Edinburgh University, UK, is one of the best books ever written on al-Ghazali (D. 1111 A.D.), the greatest Muslim intellectual and sufi of all times. It presents his entire ethical system/ moral philosophy which is an amalgam of Islamic […]

  • Dr. Muhammad Abul Quasem
  • 0-88206-021-X
  • 1978
The Ethics of Ghazali
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The Ethics of Ghazali
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    This revised Ph. D. thesis written under the supervision of Prof. Watt, and presented to the Edinburgh University, UK, is one of the best books ever written on al-Ghazali (D. 1111 A.D.), the greatest Muslim intellectual and sufi of all times. It presents his entire ethical system/ moral philosophy which is an amalgam of Islamic religious ethics, philosophic ethics, and mystical (sufistic) ethics. The author, who is a brilliant scholar and a renowned specialist in Ghazalian studies and proficient in Arabic, Persian & Urdu, criticized other writers' views on al-Ghazali and established the findings of his own research. The book has further been described in the form of reviews by renonwed scholars as follows : Review: I) "This book may be commended to those interested in the field. It offers the most comprehensive account to date of the ethical thought of one of the leading Muslim writers.... It has also various special virtues.

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    • Dr. Muhammad Abul Quasem
    • 0-88206-021-X
    • 1978
    • First
    • U.S.A.
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