Epistemology in Mulla Shadra’s Philosophy of Al-Hikmah Al-Muta’aliyah: an Analytical Review


  • Intan Diana Fitriyati Fitriyati UIN Saizu Purwokerto
  • Supriyanto UIN Saizu Purwokerto


Mulla Shadra, Epistemology, al-Hikmah al-Muta’aliyah


This study aims to analyze and delve into Mulla Shadra’s views on epistemology and how these views are related to the concept of al-Hikmah al-Muta’aliyah. Analytical methods are employed to understand the philosophical arguments put forth by Mulla ShadraThis study showed that Mulla Shadra introduced an epistemology based on the understanding of al-Hikmah al-Muta’aliyah as the highest source of knowledge. He proposed that true knowledge could be attained through spiritual experience and contemplation, which includes self-understanding and the relationship with God. Intuition and revelation also play a crucial role in Mulla Shadra’s epistemology, where he emphasizes the importance of intuitive understanding as a profound source of knowledge


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How to Cite

Fitriyati, I. D. F., & Supriyanto. (2023). Epistemology in Mulla Shadra’s Philosophy of Al-Hikmah Al-Muta’aliyah: an Analytical Review. Jurnal Ilmiah Mahasiswa Raushan Fikr, 12(2), 210–221. Retrieved from https://ejournal.uinsaizu.ac.id/index.php/raushanfikr/article/view/7549



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