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Muslim Political Philosophy – I


This course is designed to acquaint the students with the major political concepts of Islam, the structural functional aspect of Islamic polity, the writings of prominent Muslim thinkers with the prospects relating to the application of Islamic principles to modern times.


a) The Political Concepts and Institutions in Islam

1. Khilafat

2. Shura

3. Justice (Adl)

4. Sovereignty

5. Equality

6. Status of Minorities in an Islamic States

b) Muslim Political Thinkers:

1. Al-Mawardi

2. Al-Farabi

3. Al-Ghazali

4. I bn-e-Taymiya

5. I bn-e-Khaldun

6. Shah Waliullah

Credit hours/ Marks:- 03 Cr. Hrs.

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