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Abdolkarim Soroush

Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 7455 words.

Introduction

If Ali Shari‘ati was the intellectual par excellence of the Islamic revolution, Abdolkarim Soroush represents one of the most

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‘Ali Shari‘Ati

Shahrough Akhavi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 5740 words.

Introduction

‘Ali Shari‘ati (1933–1977), an Iranian political activist and intellectual, emerged into the public eye in his own country around

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Ayatollah Khomeini

Mojtaba Mahdavi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 10518 words.

Government can only be legitimate when it accepts the rule of God, and the rule of God means the implementation

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Hasan Al-Turabi

Peter Woodward.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Religious Studies; Society and Culture. 5392 words.

Introduction

Hasan al-turabi has been one of the most controversial figures in the Muslim world in the past half century.

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Humour

Noël Carroll.

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Book. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Theatre; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Humour. 144 pages.

Humour: A Very Short Introduction considers the relation of humour to emotion and cognition, explores the value of humour in its social functions, and examines the leading humour theories...

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Humour and value

Noël Carroll.

in Humour

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Theatre; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Humour. 13310 words.

‘Humour and value’ concerns the relation of humour to value, specifically in terms of its social functions. Humour, and the comic amusement that attends it, has a crucial role to play in...

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Humour, emotion, and cognition

Noël Carroll.

in Humour

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Theatre; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Humour. 6313 words.

‘Humour, emotion, and cognition’ examines the relation of humour to emotion and cognition and begins by considering whether comic amusement is an emotion. By considering comic amusement as...

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Mawlana Mawdudi

Joshua T. White and Niloufer Siddiqui.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 6304 words.

Mawlana Sayyid Abu Al-‘ala Mawdudi stands as one of the leading Islamic figures of the twentieth century. His political and

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Mohammad Khatami

Mahmoud Sadri and Ahmad Sadri.

in The Oxford Handbook of Islam and Politics

November 2013; p ublished online June 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Religion; Islam; Philosophy of Religion; Society and Culture. 4651 words.

Biographical Sketch

Seyed mohammad khatami was born October 14, 1943 to a notable clerical family in the central town of

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The nature of humour

Noël Carroll.

in Humour

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Theatre; Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Humour. 15685 words.

Humour is the object of comic amusement. ‘The nature of humour’ reviews the leading theories of that which engenders comic amusement – the superiority theory, the incongruity theory, the...

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