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360 pages
10 x 7 inches
Resources in Arabic and Islamic Studies, 2
Lockwood Press
Paperback (July 2013)
ISBN-13 9781937040093
ISBN-10 1937040097
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PDF eBook (June 2014)
ISBN-13 9781937040277
ISBN-10 1937040275
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Islamic Studies
The Economy of Certainty
An Introduction to the Typology of Islamic Legal Theory
by Aron Zysow
Aron Zysow's 1984 Ph.D. dissertation, "The Economy of Certainty," remains the most important, compelling, and intellectually ambitious treatment of Islamic legal theory (usul al-fiqh) in Western scholarship show more
   about the author

Aron Zysow received his A.B. (Classics), Ph.D. (Islamic Studies), and J.D. from Harvard. From 2000 to 2005 he served as Research Associate for the Islamic Legal Studies Program at Harvard Law School. show more

"It is no exaggeration to say that Zysow's contribution is the single most important work on Islamic legal theory (us.u-l al-fiqh) in any western language."
Marc Herman, Center for Jewish Law
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