Abstract: The Quranic philosophical exegesis was felt by Muslims in the formative period and the most contemporary exegetical book. In the modern era, new approaches have been presented to develop an insight into the Quranic exegesis, examining critically by various methodologies and approaches. As a result, new methods have enlarges, research and discussion of this field. As one of the exegetical book is Tafsir al-Mizan by al-tabataba has applied philosophical exegesis in its approaches and could assist to produce broaden interpretation with such approaches. However, although many studies have been done to figure out this book but still there are many unfamiliar to his excellent persona. Therefore by adopting the analysis of documents this article aims to discuss the methods and patterns of al-tabatabai philosophical exegesis. Based on the analysis, found that al-tabatabai is mastered on various disciplines knowledge such as linguistics, jurisprudence, history and specifically to Quranic exegesis and philosophy. The merger between narration and opinion was applied in his method of interpretation, the pattern as well was detected on philosophical considerations. Hence in this vein, al-tabatabai s stature in the field of exegesis has produced a great research al-Mizan as one of great philosophical book.
Mohd Najib Abdul Kadir, Abur Hamdi Usman, Mohd Akil Muhamed Ali, Mohd Arif Nazri, Ahamad Asmadi Sakat and Bayu Taufiq Possumah, 2015. Al-Mizan Fi Tafsir Al-Quran: A Review on Al-Tabatabai s Philosophical Exegesis. The Social Sciences, 10: 325-332.