The making of Islamic economic thought: Islamization, law and moral discourses

"Economic thought in Islamic tradition is not about economics as we understand it in modern terms, with respect to material prosperity, economic development, and consumption and transfer of wealth. In fact, one could state that economic thought analyzed by classical Muslim scholars is the least...

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Main Author: Al-Daghistani, Sami 1986-
Format: Print Book
Language:English
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Published: New York Cambridge University Press 2021
In:Year: 2021
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Islamic countries / Economy
Further subjects:B Economics Religious aspects Islam
B Wealth Religious aspects Islam
B Islam Economic aspects
B Islamic Law Economic aspects
B Economics / Generals / BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
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Summary:"Economic thought in Islamic tradition is not about economics as we understand it in modern terms, with respect to material prosperity, economic development, and consumption and transfer of wealth. In fact, one could state that economic thought analyzed by classical Muslim scholars is the least concerned with such pursuits. Rather, it pertains to much broader human and Divine relations, as well as behavioural patterns of spiritual, metaphysical, and above all, moral qualities, irreducible only to the natural order"--
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and index
ISBN:1108845754