Review of Mulla Sadra's Sharh Usul al-Kafi

Ali Nasiri

Sadr al-Din Muhammad al-Shirazi, Known as Mulla Sadra and Sadr al-Mutaallihin (d, ۱۰۵۰/ ۱۶۴۰), the great Shia philosopher and exegete, wrote many books which Sharh Usul al-Kafi is one of them.The present article views this book from different perspective and meanwhile points to the subtle points within it. Considering hadith and its status, complete explanation of narrations, significant rijal discussions are among other topics which this article deals with.

Key Words: Sharh Usul al-Kafi, Sadr al-Din Muhammad al-Shirazi, Mulla Sadra, Sadr al-Mutaallihin.

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