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The Economy of Certainty

An Introduction to the Typology of Islamic Legal Theory

The Economy of Certainty( )
Author: Zysow, Aron
Series title:Resources in Arabic and Islamic Studies
Publication Date:Jul 2013
Publisher:Lockwood Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $36.95
Book Description:

Aron Zysow's 1984 Ph.D. dissertation, "The Economy of Certainty," remains the most important, compelling, and intellectually ambitious treatment of Islamic legal theory (usul al-fiqh) in Western scholarship to date. It continues to be widely read and cited, and remains unsurpassed in its incisive analysis of the most fundamental assumptions of Islamic legal thought. Zysow argues that the great dividing line in Islamic legal thought is between those legal theories that require certainty...
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Detailed Subjects: Law / General
Religion / Islam / Law
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.97 x 10 Inches
Book Weight:0.002 Pounds

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