Download e-book for kindle: The Polished Mirror: Storytelling and the Pursuit of Virtue by Cyrus Ali Zargar

By Cyrus Ali Zargar

How are advantage ethics provided in Islamic writings? concentrating on pre-modern scholarly traditions principal to considering advantage – philosophy and Sufism – The Polished reflect provides the thinkers, metaphysicians, saints, poets and mystics who contributed to the pursuit of the perfection of character.

From the connection among legislations and advantage to the struggles of the soul to go beyond the physique and its wishes, Cyrus Ali Zargar examines key moral questions from Islamic highbrow historical past. With new interpretations of passages from key Arabic and Persian texts, and willing analyses of the moral implications therein, The Polished replicate invitations readers to re-evaluate where of advantage ethics in Islam – an issue which has been given inadequate recognition in educational study.

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