DOI: 10.34291/edinost/74/02/taheri
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Abstract: The so-called »theory of I’tibariat«, as formulated by Muhammad Hussein Tabataba’i, is unprecedented in the philosophical and theological tradition of Islamic thinking. »I’tibariat«, i.e. »conventions«, are related to what have been necessitated and conventioned by human beings. I’tibariat can differ among different groups of people and usually vary from one culture to another, but at the same time, they have some main common aspects. Allamah asserts that many cultural and religious conceptions have their root…

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