Security and its Pre Values in the Islamic Political Thought

Document Type : Research Paper



Based on the belief in human dignity, Islam sets its final aim as the humankinds to be furnished with the God’s ethic, spiritual evolution and eternal salvation, all of which can be obtained by supremacy of the good over evil and through awareness and freedom. According to Islam, the human being has got two aspects, namely, material and spiritual aspects and realization of salvation is subject to freely preference of the spiritual aspect against mundane aspect. Therefore, Islam has a value based judgment towards humankind and society. In this way, two main pre values exist, namely, eternal salvation through nurturing and primacy of the spiritual aspect of the existence and awareness and freedom in choosing between good and evil as the condition of realization of salvation. These two pre-values are the main pillars of meta-theoretical framework of the Islamic political thought and its main subjects including security.


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