Questions Archive (Tag:Existence)
What is meant by the ‘Unity of Existence?’
6865 2019/06/11 Islamic PhilosophyWhat the philosophers and the mystics mean by the unity of existence is not that the whole existing world put together is God; because the whole collection does not enjoy a real existence and unity w
Please define and explain vicious circle (daur) and infinite regression of causes (tasalsul)?
10570 2013/03/16 Islamic PhilosophyA vicious circle is a situation in which an attempt to resolve one problem creates new problems that lead back to the original situation. It is also a fallacy in reasoning in which the premise is used
What is the \'proof of the veracious\' (burhan al-siddiqin)? Is it the most correct, apposite and strongest proof for the existence of God?
9877 2013/03/05 Islamic PhilosophyIn the history of Islamic philosophy different explanations have been given for this proof [ burhan ] the first of which has been presented by Bu Ali Sina ( Avicenna ) in his Isharaat. Meanwhile, one
How would it be possible to explain unity of being in simple words?
6504 2013/02/02 وحدت وجودWahdatul Wuj d means to believe that all the entities ( things present around us ) are an indication of Allah s presence and to believe that everything besides Allah is subjective or just shadows and
Is the reality of the Commander of Faithful, Ali (a.s.) eternal?
5783 2013/01/24 TraditionalEternity is endless and unending time. It is a state to which time has no application. Something which is eternal is not moving, and is beyond time. [ 1 ] That is to say, it has always existed. As fo
Why do we ascribe evil to God accidentally?
6622 2012/04/21 Islamic PhilosophyWhat is considered as evil does not exist in the realm of abstract beings; this discussion has to do only with the material world. Good and evil have been defined in this manner: Good is that which on
Philosophers say that evil cannot come from God, while verse 8 of surah Shams proves the exact opposite; is this paradox resolvable?
6556 2012/04/21 Islamic PhilosophyThe only thing verse 8 of surah Shams mentions is that God s do s and don ts have been transmitted to the people and they, using their minds and conscience they have been endowed with by Allah, can ea