Objective: This study aims at explaining the philosophical foundations of the concept of happiness in the jurist Lady Amin’s moral education system in order to provide its theoretical framework and educational implications.
Method: The research method was document analysis, conceptual analysis and inference. The research community included all her primary sources and works, which were investigated using conceptual and purposive sampling. A research form was used to study the documents. The findings were coded qualitatively and conceptually, categorized and explained.
Findings: Ontological foundations (personal unity of existence, the dependence of any lower existent on superior existent, the metaphysics of love), anthropological foundations (survival of the soul, the mutual effects between the soul and the body, the continuous path of perfection), epistemological foundations (the exaltation of theoretical and practical wisdom, hierarchy of perception, the precedence of knowledge over practice) and axiological foundations (criterion of values, justice, the correlation between moral exaltation and rational exaltation) were explained, and educational implications such as ideal aim of happiness (getting close to God), intermediate aims (self-knowledge, rationalization, equilibrium, and realization of virtuous society), principles (unity principle, self-knowledge, self-monitoring, self-control, the correlation between moral exaltation and rational exaltation) and educational methods (method based on respect and affection, and rational methods) were concluded and explained.
Conclusion: As a moral virtue philosopher, she started her moral theory with the concept of happiness. In her theory, wisdom and morality are associated with each other. As a result, there is the correlation between moral exaltation and rational exaltation of human beings, and the human effort to achieve true happiness is dependent on moral education, and moral education is dependent on the purification of wisdom.