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Moharram-khani F. The applicability of Heidegger’s phenomenology in the study of Islam. IQBQ. 22 (4) :21-37
URL: http://eijh.modares.ac.ir/article-27-3924-en.html
Assistant Professor of Political Thought Faculty of Social Science, Payam Noor university, Iran
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It is clear that every interpreter brings with him certain conceptions, in most cases unconsciously. But then question arises, which conceptions are right and adequate? Heidegger’s philosophy is concern with preparing the ground for understanding the meaning of The Being by carrying out a subtle and revolutionary phenomenology of the human mode of existence. Since in the Qur`an, too human existence is the object of attention, it should be possible to show that there is some affinity between the idea of human being made explicit by Heidegger’s phenomenology and the idea of human being that is implicit in the Qur`an. To confirm this, the present paper compares the structure which make possible to be human in Qur`an, and in Heidegger’s existentialism.
As a result of this inquiry, there is a certain kinship between the Qur`an, and phenomenological approaches to human being, and that based on these similarities there would be two results. First, phenomenology is applicable in Islamic studies. Second, this method will provide us to learn from the Qur`an, what we need for our present life.
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Received: 2015/02/23 | Accepted: 2015/09/23 | Published: 2016/02/1

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