By S Hejazi

This publication explores the problem of information by way of presence as an epistemological challenge in philosophy. Al-`Ilm al-Huduri (knowledge by way of presence) merits as an epistemological bridge among philosophy and mysticism. This ebook is a comparative learn of the epistemology of Suhrawardî and Mullâ Sadrâ Shîrâzî, Muslim thinkers of the 6th/12th and 11th/17th century. It makes a speciality of major concerns: Illuminative conception of information and, within the framework of this idea, Mullâ Sadrâ's doctrine of data via presence (al-'ilm al-hudûrî) studied within the context of his philosophical method (al-hikmah al-muta'âlîyah). Mullâ Sadrâ's multidimensional method can also be mentioned during this publication. the purpose of this learn is to discover the Mullâ Sadrâ's thought of data through presence, al-'ilm al-hudûrî, and view it as an epistemological bridge among philosophy and mysticism in the context of Mullâ Sadrâ's philosophical procedure (al-hikmah al-muta'âlîyah). consequently, Mullâ Sadrâ's doctrine of information by way of presence is the nook stone of his epistemological approach. within the mild of this doctrine, he supplies a brand new definition of data, an leading edge interpretation of its department into al-'ilm al-hudûrî and al-'ilm al-husûlî, and, eventually, a scientific chain of varied forms of wisdom by way of presence (e.g., self-knowledge, God's wisdom of His Essence and God's wisdom of things). those 3 features of his doctrine were surveyed and, in evaluating them with Suhrawardî's concept, evaluated during this book.

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