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Jamal al-Din Hasan ibn Yusuf ibn Ali ibn al-Mutahhar al- Hilli

(d. 1325)


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(d. 1325)

Scholar and jurist of the Imami Shiis. Wrote on grammar, logic, and hadith, but is best known for his writings on jurisprudence and theology. Integrated the theory of ijtihad into Shii jurisprudence; all subsequent Shii thought on ijtihad can be seen as a development of or a reaction to Hilli's ideas.

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