An Islamic Perspective on Governance (New Horizons in Money by Zafar Iqbal, Mervyn K. Lewis

By Zafar Iqbal, Mervyn K. Lewis

Zafar Iqbal and Mervyn okay. Lewis fill the distance in Western literature on governance concerns from the viewpoint of Islamic economics. Islamic and Western viewpoints are in comparison, and a scientific research of key components in governance from an Islamic viewpoint is equipped. the quantity attracts on classical Islam and modern resources to supply a entire Islamic governance framework to distinction with the Western place.

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These groups gradually developed into more organized schools, and produced jurists variously known as ‘fuqaha’ and ‘ulama’. Eventually four slightly different schools of thought came to be recognized in Sunnism. The four orthodox schools are the Hanafi, the Maliki, the Hanbali and the Shafi i. 2 SOME LEADING ISLAMIC SCHOLARS OF THE EIGHTH TO FIFTEENTH CENTURIES (COMMON ERA DATES) Abu Hanifah al-Numan b. Thabit (700–767) The founder of the Hanafi school of jurisprudence was born in Kufah and died in Baghdad.

6. 7. Substituting decision-making into this triplet, ‘by whom’, ‘with what resources’ and ‘for whom’ decisions are made are identified in our classification. That leaves ‘what decisions’ are made and they relate to public governance, economic governance and corporate governance and the issues encompassed within them, that is to the applications of decisionmaking. The first year of the Muslim calendar (AH anno Hegirae) is from the year of the hijra (Prophet Muhammad’s (pbuh) migration from Makkah to Madinah in the face of persecution) in 622 ce.

The objective was to systematically explain, predict, and control social phenomena based on factual evidence rather than religion. That paradigm has since lived on. It is no wonder then that most books on methodology of economics begin with the philosophy of science. The scientific method Descartes (1596–1650) is generally regarded as the founder of modern philosophy due to his commitment to the scientific method. It was with the intention of extending mathematical method to all fields of human knowledge that he developed his methodology or method of ‘Cartesian doubt’ as it has come to be called (Bertrand Russell, 1961).

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