Cultural Sociology within Innovative Treatise: Islamic by Mahmoud Dhaouadi

By Mahmoud Dhaouadi

This leading edge ebook stresses the excellence of the human race from different species by utilizing what the writer calls Human Symbols (HS): language, notion, faith, knowledge/science, and cultural values and norms. Mahmoud Dhaouadi emphasizes the vital place of HS within the construction of the identification of either the person and society. that's, people are Homo Culturus, a concept hardly ever present in social sciences like Marxism, behaviourism, structuralism, and psychoanalysis. This ebook explores the robust hyperlink among HS and the sluggish development and improvement of the human physique and claims that human duality consists of the physique and HS, now not the physique and the soul. HS clarify a few unique human qualities, corresponding to why human infants discover ways to stroll later than animal infants, the lengthy human lifespan compared to that of such a lot animals’ lifespan, the human brain, and the potential of the everlasting survival of human idea. As such, HS represent a cultural theory. Dhaouadi additionally asserts that HS have neither weight nor quantity within the fabric experience of the phrases, as they're transcendental and non secular. This new conceptualization of HS is helping us comprehend the short transmission of spoken and written phrases in addition to how we will placed huge, immense written fabric onto a number of reminiscence sticks. This leading edge imaginative and prescient of the character of HS is recommended by way of a clean interpretation of the verses of the Quran. Cultural Sociology inside of cutting edge Treatise might be an important contribution to the sphere of sociology, rather to the sociological learn of tradition in either the Islamic and Western worlds.

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