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Muhammad Iqbal's theory of self hood

Abdul Rahim, Adibah (2016) Muhammad Iqbal's theory of self hood. In: Islamic Thought and its Contemporary Relevance. IIUM Press, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, pp. 249-264. ISBN 9789674184414

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Abstract

This paper discusses the nature of the self as expounded by Iqbal and how the self grows into a strong and powerful personality. Iqbal does not only preach self-realization by individuals, but his idea also prescribes suppression of individualism for the preclusion of any collective and concerted effort of communal benefit. Iqbal has recognized a necessary relationship between the individual and society. He sees society as a must for the proper growth and development of the human and that it is only in society that man can achieve self-realization. It is at this juncture that this paper also discusses the nature of mutual relationships between the individual and the society wherein man lives, moves, and exists.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: 2231/55479 Second edition
Uncontrolled Keywords: Muhammad Iqbal, theory of self hood
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BL Religion
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Usul al-Din and Comparative Religion
Depositing User: Dr Adibah Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 14 Feb 2017 10:10
Last Modified: 22 Dec 2017 18:17
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/55479

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