The problem of ispat-i vâcib according to Cemaleddin El-Kasimi

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Uludağ Üniversitesi, Turkey

Approval Date: 2007

Thesis Language: Turkish




Cemaleddin el-Kasımî, who is supposed to be in rational Salafi movement, has a significant position in the history of Islamic thought. He dealt with the rational and traditional evidences which prove the exictence of Allah, While asserting that there is no controversy between ratio and text. In the introduction, after declaring the importance of the thesis, its basic aim and its method, I presented the basic sourcec of the subject. In the first part I dealt with the true nature of Ispat-ı Vacib and in the second part evidences, which may be seen traditional, studied in a comparative way. İn the last part of the thesis I studied mostly the evidences occurred during new kalami movement. This research which is titled Ispat-ı Vacib according to Cemaleddin el-Kasımî consists of examination of related evidences. During research I used both Delâ’ilü’ttevhîd and Mehâsinü’t-tevil and other primary sources. I also used contemporary thinkers’ Works and made necessary comparisons and critiques.