Feasibility Study of Islamic Theory of International Relations

Document Type : Original Article


Faculty of International Relations, Allameh Tabatabaei University, Tehran: Iran.



Different approaches and perspectives can be suggested on the feasibility and dismissal of the Islamic theory of international relations. The present paper suggests that the processing of the Islamic theory of international relations based on the assumptions derived from Islamic texts and doctrines employing logic, and a valid and justified Islamic method is conceivable within the framework of the Islamic worldview through criticizing and further reflection of the arguments and claims of those who dismiss the feasibility of the Islamic theory of international relations. This Islamic founding theory holds an explanatory, developmental, critical, and normative nature, the purpose of which is to describe, explain, understand, and interpret the existing international relations and further illustrate how it evolves and shifts and then establishes the convenient international order.


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