Cultural Sociology within Innovative Treatise: Islamic by Mahmoud Dhaouadi

By Mahmoud Dhaouadi

This cutting edge publication 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 significant place of HS within the production of the identification of either the person and society. that's, people are Homo Culturus, a idea infrequently present in social sciences like Marxism, behaviourism, structuralism, and psychoanalysis. This e-book explores the powerful hyperlink among HS and the sluggish progress and improvement of the human physique and claims that human duality consists of the physique and HS, no longer the physique and the soul. HS clarify a few certain human features, equivalent to why human infants discover ways to stroll later than animal infants, the lengthy human lifespan compared to that of so much animals’ lifespan, the human brain, and the possibility 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 feel of the phrases, as they're transcendental and religious. This new conceptualization of HS is helping us comprehend the fast transmission of spoken and written phrases in addition to how we will positioned huge, immense written fabric onto a couple of reminiscence sticks. This leading edge imaginative and prescient of the character of HS is counseled by way of a clean interpretation of the verses of the Quran. Cultural Sociology inside cutting edge Treatise may be an important contribution to the sphere of sociology, rather to the sociological research of tradition in either the Islamic and Western worlds.

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