عنوان مقاله [English]
Paying attention to the reasons why biobibliographers deem a tradition narrator trustworthy and reliable or untrustworthy and unreliable is amongst the starting discussions of the common dialectic books of the late age.
From the very past, evaluating the sayings of the biobibliographers about the narrators was of importance in order to find out which traditions are trustworthy. Therefore, there are a lot of basic approaches regarding the reliability of the viewpoints of great biobibliographers like Najāshī, Shaikh al-Tūsi and Ibn al-Ghazāeri about the status of the narrators.
‘Reliability of the individual narration’ and ‘trust’ are two famous approaches that have received different criticisms and reasons. Testimony approach, also, was once used by some scholars like Muhaqqiq al-Hillī, Shaykh Hassan Ameli and the writer of Muntaqa al-Joman.
In this paper, we have used the descriptive analytical librarian method to analyze the eight basic approaches in accepting the viewpoints of the bio-bibliographers about narrators.