New York : New York University Press, 
xxxviii, 408 pages ; 24 cm.
Library of Arabic literature.
Formatted Contents Note
The cause of disagreement Disagreement over the rulings of the religion Against disagreement over the rulings of the religion The method of the adherents of the truth when the correct ruling on an issue is not known Against arbitrary submission to authority The difference between submission to illegitimate authorities and referral to the legitimate authorities Against consensus Against speculative Against analogy Against preference Against inference Against legal interpretation and personal judgment.
Text in Arabic with English translation on facing pages; introduction in English.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 389-392) and index.
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