Islamic Anthropology in Contemporary Epoch

Authors

  • Mohsen Tousi Pishrayan Privet Research Institute North Sohrevardi Boulevard, West Shahid Mirza Zainali Street, Tehran-Iran
  • Somayeh Soltanpour Pishrayan Privet Research Institute North Sohrevardi Boulevard, West Shahid Mirza Zainali Street, Tehran-Iran

Abstract

Any System of Knowledge that looks into human kinds different dimensions or special Groups and Cortex
of Man is called Anthropology.Anthropology has various types that are distinct from each other in terms of
approach or attitude.Anthropology can be based on a variety of experimental approaches to anthropology,
mystical, philosophical and religious be classified.But according to a macro or holistic approach to
anthropology and anthropological wisdom or prospective component was divided.To solve the puzzles and
questions about human in history philosopher has chosen different ways of studying humans.Some has
chosen the experimental method so the experimental anthropology has been established that includes all
fields of human sciences. Some tried to find different aspects of human by philosophical thoughts, so they
called this type of anthropology, the philosophic anthropology.Some tried to find who is human by looking
in to religion so they build religious anthropology.In Islamic thoughts human is really different from other
creatures. He is not an animal that can walk on two feet and can talk, he is different from animals. Human
in qouranic thought is a very mysterious creature that cannot be defined with few words.Quran has praised
and criticized human, the highest praised and the greatest criticizes were given to men. He could go high
as angels and can lower himself worse than an animal. From Quran’s point of view human can and have
the ability to bring himself up even higher than angles, he also has the ability to lower himself to hell.
Human has this ability to decide his own destiny.

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Published

2012-11-01

How to Cite

Tousi, M. ., & Soltanpour, S. . (2012). Islamic Anthropology in Contemporary Epoch. Journal of Educational and Social Research, 2(9), 140. Retrieved from https://www.richtmann.org/journal/index.php/jesr/article/view/12020