Principles

Principles  · 10. February 2018
Altaie has designated five basic principles of Daqiq al-Kalam. these constitute almost a consensus among the Mutakallimun. These principles are: (1) Temporality of the world. According to the mutakallimun, the world is not eternal, but was created at some finite point in the past. Space and time had neither meaning nor existence before the creation of the world. (2) Discreteness (Atomism). The mutakallimun believed that all entities in the world are composed of a finite number of fundamental...