By Mas'ud ibn Umar Taftazani
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Al-Ghazzali, Mi'ydr al- 7/m, pp. , i59fT. Enc. of Islam, II, 787; Hortcn, Die speculative und positive Theologie des Islam, 237; Macdonald, Development, pp. 120, 172 f. 4 Al-zann is that faculty which produces opinion or belief with the admission that the contrary may be the case. See al-Ta'rifdt, p. 149; Diet, of Tech. Terms, pp. ; Ibn Sina, 8 Cf. p. ; al-Ghazzall, Mi'ydr al-llm, pp. 128 fT. Al-khalq. This use of the verbal noun for the passive participle goes back to the Qur'an. See Qur. 31:10 (al-Bayo'awi, Anwar al-Tanzll, II, 112); Qur.
And be a contradiction about mutawdtir narrative because of pride and may obstinacy just as the Sophists exhibit in contradicting all types of necessary knowledge. The second kind say, whose message is the narrative of the Messenger (al-rasul) aided/that is to established is by an evidentiary miracle (al-mu'jiza)/A Messenger is a man sent by Allah to creatures in order to convey His judgments; and the bringing of a book may  be stipulated of him, in contrast to a prophet (al-nabi) is a more general term.
But if, judgment is one of the real essences it it absolutely. It its being a necessarily follows, again, that something of real essence has been established to negate argue on the other hand, the negation has been proven, then, inasmuch as that negation by virtue of species of we not proven, then the real existence of and that it is not proper evident that this argument applies to the is Obstinate only. [As for the Opinioners and the Agnostics], they types of them knowledge described say, with regard to those as necessary (al-daruriydt) that (a) some of are sense perceptions (al-hissiyat),  but that sense perception sometimes err, as in the case of the the bilious who squint-eyed finds the sweet bitter, who sees may one to be two, and of and (b) some of them are immediate perceptions (al-badihiydt) but that these are subject to differences of opinion and are open to ambiguities for the solving of which there is need of subtle speculation, (c) Another type of necessary knowledge [they say] is that arrived at by means of syllogistic speculations (al-nazariyat) [from major premises which are either sense perceptions or immediate perceptions]; but as and khayal.
A Commentary on the Creed of Islam by Mas'ud ibn Umar Taftazani