Principles of Jurisprudence 2

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This module aims to continue the investigation into perspectives on the legal basis for deriving edicts from the primary sources; and discuss three key areas: Rational Evidence, Procedural Principles and Contradiction between Evidences. It will encourage students to critically examine the different jurisprudential positions of leading jurists and the effects these differences have on ijtihād (the process of deducing Islamic laws).

 

The syllabus for this module is based on the second half of the first volume of Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr’s Al- Halaqat series.

Rational Evidence (al-Dalīl al-‘Aqlī)

1
Relationships Existing Between Different Rulings
2
Relationships Existing Between a Ruling and its Subject
3
Relationships Existing Between a Ruling and Those to Whom it Applies
4
Relationships Existing Between a Ruling And its Preliminaries
5
Relationships Existing Within a Single Ruling

Derivative Procedure Type 2: Procedural Principles (al-Uṣūl al-‘Amalīyyah)

1
The Fundamental Procedural Principle
2
The Secondary Procedural Principle
3
The Principle of the Accountability of Summary Knowledge (al-‘Ilm al-Ijmālī)
4
The Presumption of Continuity (al-’Istiṣḥāb)

Contradiction between Evidences (Ta‘arruḍ al-’Adillah)

1
Contradiction between Substantiating Arguments
2
Contradiction between Procedural Principles
3
Contradiction between the Two Types of Argument
Please contact the course leader by using the contact numbers of the Hawza
The module leader for this course is Mr. Merali and the text book for it is: Principles of Islamic Jurisprudence According to Shi’i Law. Al-Sadr, M.B., (2003). Translated from Arabic by
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Enrolled: 36 students
Duration: 10 hours
Lectures: 12
Video: 9 hours
Level: Advanced