Ethics in Islam: Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries

Ethics in Islam: Friendship in the Political Thought of Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries

by Nuha Al-Shaar

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415858519
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/02/2015
Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East Series
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Nuha A. Alshaar teaches at the American University of Sharjah, and is a research associate at the Institute of Ismaili Studies, London. She specialises in the historical development of Islamic ethical thought and adab. She co-edited Sources and Approaches across Near Eastern Disciplines (2013) with Verena Klemm.

Table of Contents

1 Ethics and the Buyid Social Imaginary 2 Knowledge-Based and Court-Based Groups and Ethical Discussions in Fourth-Century Scholarly Circles 3 Al-Taw idi and the Formation of his Ethical Thought and his Sense of the Self 4 Al-Taw idi’s al-adaqa wa al-adiq 5 Adaqa (friendship) and the Social Imaginary Conclusion

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