xiv, 370 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
9789004184169 hardbound 9004184163 hardbound
Studies in Islamic law and society ; v. 31.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages -362) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction The emergence of Maṣlaḥa as a legal concept Integrating Maṣlaḥa into legal analogy (Qiyās) Applying Maṣlaḥa in legal precepts (Qawāʻid) Using substantive legal reasoning to integrate Maṣlaḥa into the law A comprehensive theory of Maṣlaḥa Conclusions.