If You're Not Touched by Others' Pain: Natural Law, the Koran, and Three Texts from Muslim Culture

6 Pages Posted: 11 Nov 2012  

Alexandra Glynn

Independent

Date Written: November 11, 2012

Abstract

I simply argue here and show by an example that if we accept that there exists a natural law common among humans, we also have, in this natural law, a means by which to make judgments about texts and how well they hold to, or hold away from, the natural law.

Keywords: natural law, the Koran, friendship, enemies, Golestan, Sa'di, Abolqasem Ferdowsi, Shahname, Faridoddin Attar, The Conference of the Birds

Suggested Citation

Glynn, Alexandra, If You're Not Touched by Others' Pain: Natural Law, the Koran, and Three Texts from Muslim Culture (November 11, 2012). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2174000 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2174000

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