Social Contract Theory of Muslim Philosophers (A Comparative Review)

  • Memona Yasmeen

Abstract

This said that man is a social animal so social contract is important to live together. The social contract theory is one of the most dominant and impressive political theory. Islam has given a unique and complete social and political system with a concept of 'Khilafat" (Caliphate), based on the Qur'an and Sunnah. The Muslim philosophers paid a remarkable contribution regarding social and political contract to solve the problems time by time in the light of Qur'an and Sunnah, such as Al Farabi, Ibn Khaldoon etc.

Published
2015-06-30
How to Cite
Yasmeen, M. (2015). Social Contract Theory of Muslim Philosophers (A Comparative Review). The Islamic Culture "As-Saqafat-Ul Islamia" الثقافة الإسلامية - Research Journal - Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre, University of Karachi, (33), 107-138. Retrieved from https://theislamicculture.com/index.php/tis/article/view/546