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Published by [Aligarh Muslim University Press] in Aligarh .
Written in English


  • Ghazzālī, -- 1058-1111,
  • Islamic ethics

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 266-268.

SeriesFaculty of Arts publication series, 9
LC ClassificationsB753 G34 U35
The Physical Object
Number of Pages280
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13640060M

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This book is a thesis on ethical philosophy of Imam Al-Ghazzali based on his book Ihya' Ulumuddin. The framework is easy to be understood and it was organised systematically. It elaborates the universal and humanitarian outlook of philosophy of Al-Ghazzali as well. Get this from a library! The ethical philosophy of al-Ghazzali. [M Umaruddin]. The book is the outcome of long thinking and laborious research in Islamic Philosophy. The author has thoroughly explored the original sources, both in Islamic Philosophy . (PDF) ETHICAL PHILOSOPHY OF AL-GHAZALI: AN ANALYTICAL INSIGHT | Journal (UGC Approved) - analysis of human nature. He views that superiority of man over other creatures lies in his power of recognition of God. Ghazali laid great emphasis on purification of heart and freedom of will.

  Al-Ghazali’s ethical philosophy begins with God, a recognition of the nature of the soul, its origin, its purpose, its return after death, and its ultimate destination in either eternal happiness or damnation in the afterlife. The aim of humankind ought to be a harmonious relationship with God that leads to heavenly paradise in the hereafter; the means ought to be .   Books on the works of Hujjat al islam Imam Ghazali. There are a few books in this compilation that are not written by Abu Hamid Al Ghazali or written about him and some books for example 'A Ghazali - Islamic Scripture Unveiled' that have nothing to do with Ghazali. The Ethical Philosophy of Al-Ghazzali (Deluxe Edition) - ISBN: Author: Muhammad Umar-Ud-Din (Umaruddin) Publisher: A. S. Noordeen () Pages: Binding: Paperback Description from the publisher: Expansive discussion of Imam al Ghazali's views on ethics, inner development, the psychological nature of man, virtues, vices, God (Allah), and much more.   Al-Ghazali’s ethical vision was based on humans attaining happiness, which is ultimately found in salvation in the next life (Hourani , p. 77). The means by which he thought this was achieved best was through spiritual devotion rather than rationality.

The scope of al-Ghazali’s ethical theory, incorporating shari’ah knowledge, theology, philosophy, and Sufism, ensure its relevance to contemporary Muslims is multifaceted. It holds special relevance to laymen, scholar and umma in general, as illsutrated in the title of the work that is a summary of Ghazali’s ethics: the Ihya Ulum id-Deen. Excerpt introduction and conclusion.(PDF) ("Apostasy and Tolerance in Islam. The development that led to al-Ghazali’s condemnation of philosophy and the reactions from the side of the philosophers”)ISBN 90 04 8. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Umaruddin, M. Ethical philosophy of al-Ghazzali. Aligarh [Muslim University] (OCoLC) Named Person. Books shelved as al-ghazali: Al-Ghazali on the Remembrance of Death and the Afterlife by Abu Hamid al-Ghazali, Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-nine Beautiful Na.