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Expedient and free reasoning in the field of Islamic law. Practiced as a means of exercising ijtihad in the early years of Islam but was soon replaced by emphasis on careful analogical or syllogistic reasoning (qiyas).

See also Ijtihad; Qiyas

Subjects: Islam.


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