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نویسنده [English]چکیده [English]
As the first and the most important social institution influential in human life, family has since long ago been of concern to the experts in different disciplines of human sciences. Similarly, various theories have been brought up in relation to the role, function, and philosophy of family formation.
After giving an explanation of the status of family in the past and present, the writer of the present article sets out to deal with some bases of family disintegration. Then, he goes on to touch upon feminism and its socio-cultural origin, as well as the most important goals, demands, and functions of feminism and its influence in the family institution.
Another part of the article addresses the status of family in the Qur'an, maintaining that man's need to family is actually a beyond-instinct need which transcends sexual instinct satisfaction.
In conclusion, achieving "tranquility" and "comfort" is regarded as the philosophy of matrimony and family formation from the viewpoint of the Qur'an and is considered to be a source of distinction between human beings and lower animals.