The Islamic World-System: A Study in the Polity-Market by Masudul Alam Choudhury

By Masudul Alam Choudhury

This hugely unique e-book provides another imaginative and prescient of globalization and explores the epistemology, derived from the Qur'an and the Prophetic tips Sunnah, that underpins the systemic cohesion on the middle of the Islamic inspiration of world-system. Choudhury's research finds the moral foundations that effect the improvement of legislations, markets and social agreement in Islamic societies. He then applies his method to matters and difficulties akin to estate rights, cash, political financial system, know-how diffusion, microenterprise improvement and asset assessment.

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Reverting to the contrast between Islamic and other worldviews in economics Once again, we take stock of the knowledge-centered world-system and the experience of the learning elementary point now in the midst of its pairing world of economics. In terms of mainstream economic thinking, economic rationality says that the geometrical point attains full information, even though this may be within a bounded rationality set of resource allocation. With full information the point attains an optimum.

4 1111 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 1011 1 2 3111 4 5 6 7 8 9 20111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 30111 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 40111 1 2 3 4 45111 Introduction Cardinality Cardinality is the concept associated with the increasing sequences of infinities of classes of number sets, each of which is endowed by its own infinity. Such an ascending sequence of numbers with their increasing range of infinities is ␻1 ϭ {n, 2n, (2n)n, . }. This sequence itself has its own infinity. The concept of super-cardinality is my coined term to indicate that the universal set ⍀ at the primordial level of the divine laws (Sunnat Allah) being the space of all sets driven by knowledge and de-knowledge, its infinity must be higher than the infinity of any of its subsets.

It is only a Revelation revealed. ” The above argument points out that any Hadith, such as the Madinah Hadith (on date cultivation) used by some Islamic economists to defend their neoclassical leaning on economic rationality and free choice, does not have an Islamic relevance without that Hadith being first tested within the Quranic (Tawhidi) context. Second, the test must be formalized in order to be functional. Otherwise the rule developed remains non-systemically applied, and can bear no systemically endogenous relevance in the socioscientific order.

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