Introduction: The Life and Qiyās of Abū Isḥāq al-Shīrāzī (393H/1003 CE-476H/1083 CE)

@inproceedings{Rahman2019IntroductionTL,
  title={Introduction: The Life and Qiyās of Abū Isḥāq al-Shīrāzī (393H/1003 CE-476H/1083 CE)},
  author={Shahid Rahman and Muhammad Iqbal and Y. Soufi},
  year={2019}
}
In the chapters that follow, Shahid Rahman and Muhammad Iqbal provide us with a comprehensive logical analysis of Abū Isḥāq al-Shīrāzī’s two forms of qiyās-based argumentation, which they aptly translate as inference by parallel reasoning. Their painstaking labour is bound to interest both the Islamic studies historian and the contemporary logician. For the former, among whom I include myself, their methodological approach of embedding qiyās argumentation within its proper historical… Expand