By Mas'ud ibn Umar Taftazani
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123 f. 19 See Ibn SIna, al-Najdt, pp. 355 p. 1212. ; al-Ttfrifat, pp. 85, 179; Diet, of Tech. Terms, REAL ESSENCES OF THINGS 14 for these [they argue J with the unsoundncss of these major premises, there necessarily follows the unsoundness of the conclusions. And it is for this reason [they add] that thinking human beings have many differences of opinion [concerning conclusions arrived at by syllogistic speculations]. To these we reply: (a) The error that may occur in sense perception by reason of par- ticular causes in certain instances does not negate the validity of the sense perception in other instances where the particular causes of the error are not present.
Of conduct, to Diet, of Tech. , ship and other rites of Islam to those utterances absolutely prescribed. Al-sunna also came to mean and acts that are the theory and praiseworthy but not practice of the catholic Muslim community. Sec Enc. of Islam, IV, 555 f. The term ahl al-sunna wa 'l-jam&a, which is implied here in the statement of al-Taftazani, means the people of whole orthodox communities who refrain from innovation and deviation from the beaten path. , p. 14) adds that they are the Ash'arites in Khurasan, Iraq, Syria, and most beyond the river (Oxus) they are the Maturidites, the al-Matundl.
That the real essences of things exist in reality/The real essence (al-haqiqa) of a thing and its identity of a thing quiddity (d-mahiya) arc that which constitutes the (md bihi 'I shay' huwa huwd), as application of the term "rational (natiq) animal" to case it is possible to conceive of exemplified by the in contrast to the and "writing animal";  application of the terms "laughing animal" which is man man as not being described in by the terms "laughing" and "writing," inasmuch as they [laughing and writing] And it may be said further that that which constitutes the are accidents.
A Commentary on the Creed of Islam by Mas'ud ibn Umar Taftazani