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BIDAYAT AL-MUJTAHID*. YASIN DUTTON. (Oxford, UK). Abstract. Ibn Rushd’s Biddyat al-mujtahid is a book on legal differences (ikhtildf)1 in which he not only. Ibn Rushd’s “Bidayat al-Mujtahid” (“The Distinguished Jurist’s Primer”) occupies a unique place among the authoritative manuals of Islamic law. It is designed to. Ibn Rushd Language: English | Format: PDF | Pages: | 2 Vol. Set | Size: 72 MB Ibn Rushd’s Bidayat al-Mujtahid (The Distinguished Jurist’s.

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It is designed to prepare the jurist for the task of the mujtahid, the independent jurist, who derives the law and lays down precedents to be followed by the judge in the administration of justice.

In this mujathid Ibn Rushd traces bidyat of the issues of Islamic law, describing not only what the law is, but also elaborating the methodology of some of the greatest legal minds in Islam to show how such laws were derived. This text provides a still-relevant basis for the interpretation and formulation of Islamic law.


Combining his legal and philosophical knowledge, Ibn Rushd transcends the boundaries of different schools and presents a critical analysis of the opinions of the famous Muslim jurists and their methodologies.

The legal subject areas covered include marriage and divorce; sale and exchange of goods; wages, crop-sharing and speculative partnership; security for debts bidayxt insolvency; gifts, bequests and inheritance; and offences and judgements.

He was born in Cordoba, Spain, and died in Marrakech, Morocco. His school of philosophy is known as Averroism.

The Distinguished Jurist’s Primer Volume I: Bidayat al-Mujtahid wa Nihayat al-Muqtasid by ابن رشد

He himself trained in law and medicine and later served as qadi or judge in Seville and Cordoba. He is however better known for his bidyaat commentaries on Aristotle but. He obtained his law degree L. B from Punjab University in Inhe was awarded a gold medal for his performance in the L.

His published works include: He has also published several research articles on Islamic Law and has recently translated into English Al-Hidayah: You are commenting bieayat your WordPress. You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Notify me of new comments via email.


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