The book consists of Sheikh Muzaffar's lectures regarding logic since 1357/1938-9 in al-Muntada al-Nashr College. The book is taught as a textbook in both the Islamic Seminaries and Universities. It was taught first in the Najaf Seminary and then in Iran too.

The author, Sheikh Muhammad Rida Al-Muzaffar was a well-known figure in Najaf seminary. He was a Shia Marja', philosopher and jurist. He started his education in Najaf. After learning to read and write, he began studying in the Islamic Seminary at the age of 13. He studied the principles of Arabic literature and grammar with Shaykh Muhammad Taha al-Huwayzi. He then studied fiqh (jurisprudence) and usul al-fiqh (principles of jurisprudence) with prominent scholars of these fields.