Journal of Social Theories of Muslim Thinkers

Journal of Social Theories of Muslim Thinkers (JSTMT) is a peer-reviewed quarterly Persian scientific journal published by University of Tehran.

Research Article / Original Article Comparative study of Islamic and non-Islamic thinkers
From the Islamic utopia (Madinah Fazeleh) to the modern metropolis; A comparative study of Farabi and Simmel's thought and its implications for contemporary culture and urban life

hossein mehrabanifar; Mohammad Reza Ghaeminik

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 1-19

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.351018.1569

Abstract
  As one of the main foci of the development of the modern western world, the city has attracted the attention of western thinkers such as Max Weber, Karl Marx and Georg Simmel. On the other hand, in the Islamic-Iranian tradition, there has been an understanding of the city under Madinah which has caused ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
Thinking, Wisdom and Reasoning: The Foundations for the Realization of Moral Fields of Utopia in Farabi's Theory (At the Societal Level)

Fereshte Abolhassani niaraki

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 20-34

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.360028.1622

Abstract
  The purpose of this article is to investigate the role and influence of wisdom, thinking-centeredness, and rationality in the design of utopia according to Farabi's theory as one of the main underlying factors in designing utopia (in moral dimensions). In addition, the character of the influence of rationalism ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Comparative study of Islamic and non-Islamic thinkers
Comparative study of the notion of citizenship from the vantage point of Farabi, Alasdair MacIntyre, and John Rawls

Mohammad Hossein Norouzi; Javad NazariMoghaddam

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 35-48

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.359770.1619

Abstract
  How the reciprocal rights and responsibilities of citizens and the government are one of the most essential topics in the soci​al sciences and politics, particularly in contemporary societies. Parallel to the transformation of political and social structures in societies and the emergence of the modern ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
A comparative study of Hassan Hanafi's and Reza Davari Ardakani's opinions and ideas about the decline and backwardness of Islamic societies

Ali Ghanbari Barzian

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 49-62

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.361049.1625

Abstract
  Backwardness and lack of development is one of the primary concerns of all Muslim thinkers, including Hanafi and Ardakani, and each of them offered a variety of explanations and contributing factors. Understanding the scope and reality of the Islamic world and posing the appropriate query are more important ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
Investigating the dimensions of Imam Khomeini's thought for managing the Islamic world in the post-unity stage

Azra Akbari; qasem zaeri

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 63-76

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.341148.1521

Abstract
  "The idea of unity" was formed among Muslim elites from the beginning of the confrontation of Muslims with colonial modernity. Imam Khomeini (RA) as one of the most important preachers of this thought, from a forward-looking perspective, has a special plan for the administration of the Islamic world ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
Knowledge and Value: Criticla Notes on Abdalkarim Soroush’s Theoretical Approach

saeid muhammadpour; Seyyed Hamidreza Mirazimi; Behrouz Muhammadimunfared; Hossein Hashemnezhad

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 77-90

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.365005.1647

Abstract
  The relationship between knowledge and value is a subject of interest within the realm of transethics. To that end, Soroush has put forth the theory of knowledge and value separation. The purpose of this article is to delineate the fundamental components of Soroush’s theory through the application ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
Social Psychological Aspects of Farabi’s Thoughts: A Thematic Analysis

Alireza Mohseni Tabrizi; Gholamhosein Rohi; Seyed Abedin Bozorgi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 91-113

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.363360.1638

Abstract
  Although Farabi did not explicitly identify himself as a social psychologist, thematic analysis and interpretation of his writings and works reveal an obvious similarity and synonymy between certain of his points of view, connotations, and departure points and those found in social psychological contexts. With ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
A Hermeneutic Analysis of the Islamic Revolution Theory and the Commencement of history; A Case Study of the Islamic Revolution Led by Hossein Kechuyan and the Dawn of History

Mahdi Abbasi Shahkooh; abbas keshavarz

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 114-127

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.364543.1653

Abstract
  The Islamic revolution that transpired in Iran posed a difficulty for the theorists of the revolution in their way of thinking. Revolutions of the past were either predicated on modernity or did not oppose it; they consisted of simple uprisings of the peasant or worker multitudes against the owners of ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Presenting an original critical discussion about the nature of the modern humanities and determining its relationship with religion
A method to evaluate the claim of meaninglessness of the idea of religious science in Abdul Karimi's opinions

Sayyed Mohammad Taghi Movahhed Abtahi

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 128-143

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.366807.1659

Abstract
  Bijan Abdul Karimi is one of the Iranian Muslim thinkers who has many criticisms of the idea of religious science. These critiques are of two types: critiques based on continental philosophy, which Abdul Karimi is philosophically affiliated with, and critiques that are more in line with analytical philosophy. ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
An Examination of Yusuf al-Qaradawi's Political Ideology and Behavior in Light of the Syrian Crisis

mohammad mahmoodikia

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 144-157

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.365605.1651

Abstract
  Given the pivotal significance of Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi in the aftermath of the Arab revolutions in 2011, his prominent status among Muslim Brotherhood supporters, and his interactions with the Syrian government during this time, we have devised a research approach that combines comparative research ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article New ideas for the reconstruction of social sciences based on the sources of Islamic thought
Political metaphysics within the Islamic worldview

gholamali soleimani

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 158-173

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.353653.1579

Abstract
  What is the correlation between metaphysics and politics? Is it possible to identify metaphysical underpinnings that could assist in elucidating the essence of political matters, or does politics, in its contemporary sense, lack philosophical, theoretical, or metaphysical foundations? The purpose of ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
Naini and The Notion of Nation: The Strategy of Acceptance and Appropriation

Mohsen Amin

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 174-190

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.366119.1656

Abstract
  An aspect that is both significant and often overlooked in the convergence of Islam and modernity is the interaction between Islamic scholars and modern concepts. This interaction has been instrumental in shaping the advancement of modernity and its implementation within Muslim societies. The concept ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Intellectual, historical and civilizational traditions of Muslim social thought
Expediency and Government: Sacred or Secular

Mustafa Zali

Volume 13, Issue 4 , February 2024, Pages 191-205

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2024.368780.1673

Abstract
  A recent, relatively common conception of the expediency in the Islamic Republic's governance experience is the secular one. According to this conception, the formation of the expediency requires going beyond the existing capacities of Shia jurisprudence and recognizing the common secular reason in the ...  Read More

Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
Islamic approach to the city: Islamic City Characteristics

Bahram Bayat

Volume 4, Issue 1 , March 2014, , Pages 137-167

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2014.57079

Abstract
  AbstractThinking on city Among the topics of interest to scholars has been in permanent.Since Islam is a social religion and human well-being and strategy for the program,This paper analyzes the characteristics and components of Islam and Islamic city counted to be one of three Muslim scholars, including;Farabi, ...  Read More

Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
A review of Social Security Threats from the Viewpoint of Iran’s Supreme Leader

Fariba Shayegan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , September 2013, , Pages 245-271

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2013.55728

Abstract
  There are a variety of definitions about social security and threats indicating a lack of consensus on this issue, and not considering the impact of social conditions of different countries. Thus, although in a scientific study considering other viewpoints can be useful, in order to be practical, we ...  Read More

Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
The position of woman in the thought of Imam Khomeini and his social effects

Elham Shariati; Hajar sadsat Kalantar motamedi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 131-153

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2018.264644.1219

Abstract
  Woman as a symbol of divine Beauty in Imam Khomeini`s thought has a close connection to some high concepts such as freedom, chastity, dignity, the origin of the good, bravery etc. and she has a major influence on the destiny of herself and her society. The woman in the thought of Imam Khomeini (pbuh) ...  Read More

Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
A review of Allameh Tabatabai’s explanation of social life
Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2012, , Pages 41-62

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2012.54255

Abstract
  Allameh Tabatabai is one of the great Islamic thinkers who proposed Etebariat(agreements) theory and made a great contribution to the development of epistemology. In particular, this involvement in the areas of humanities and social philosophy is noticeable. He discusses the social Etebariat(social agreements), ...  Read More

Ghazali’s approach toward marriage and fertility
Volume 2, Issue 2 , September 2012, , Pages 19-39

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2012.54254

Abstract
  Aboo Hamid Imam Mohammad Ghazali Toosi is one of the Greatest men of Mysticism in the 5Th Hijri century. In this article we have investigated a number of Ghazali’s views on fertility and related issues. Applying a documentary analysis method, Ghazali’s “Ehya –e- Oloom –e- ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
Sprigensian analysis of ideal society in Ibn Sina's and Ibn Khaldun's political-social opinions

Ahmad Jahani Nasab

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.367074.1661

Abstract
  The article is trying to investigate the ideal society in the socio-political thought of Ibn Sina and Ibn Khaldun, based on Spriggan's model. Therefore, the research question has been formulated as follows: How did Ibn Sina and Ibn Khaldun think about the ideal society and how do they analyze the crisis ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
Critical evaluation of Max Weber's activism in the issue of the evolution of religion based on the intellectual system of Morteza Motahari

mohammad soltanieh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.367085.1662

Abstract
  Max Weber's approach as a sociologist is classified in the category of sociological micro-approaches, and his explanation of various phenomena is an objective co-explanation. Paying attention to the individual and explaining based on considering the position of the individual in the society has shown ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Empirical application of Muslim social knowledge
Design and evaluation of religiosity measurement model with indigenous approach; with an emphasis on the epistemic dimension

Mohammad Yaribeygi; Mohammad seyyedghorab; Mahdi Vahidi asl

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.367128.1664

Abstract
  Attention to research in the field of religious studies has not only not gone through a declining trend, but we have witnessed the quantitative and qualitative growth of this researches, especially the research about the types, amount and changes of religiosity in recent decades. Among these, one of ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article Rereading and interpreting the ideas of leading Muslim thinkers
Critical analysis of Ghazali's thoughts about women based on the historical context of Islamic society

ziba esmaeili

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.367695.1666

Abstract
  Imam Muhammad Ghazali is one of the most prominent thinkers and the most influential religious scholars who called for the reform and revival of religion, he is one of the leaders of the movement of returning to Salaf Salih. the teaching of the principles and pillars of religion, the way of governance ...  Read More

Research Article / Original Article New ideas for the reconstruction of social sciences based on the sources of Islamic thought
Practical wisdom and theories of social composition

Hadi Mousavi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.22059/jstmt.2023.368742.1672

Abstract
  Social knowledge, which was formed in the Islamic era and is known as practical wisdom in an important part, is a system of knowledge that provides special laws, theories and concepts for social knowledge. Knowing these elements can be the way to understand the language of this knowledge. Among these ...  Read More

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