Worldview and the Construction of Economics Secular and Islamic Tradition

Hafas Furqani, 2025068001 (2018) Worldview and the Construction of Economics Secular and Islamic Tradition. Tsaqafah: Jurnal Peradaban Islam, 14 (1): 1. pp. 1-24. ISSN 1411-0334

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Abstract

Economics as a system of thought and body of knowledge is constructed based on certain philosophical foundations derived from a particular worldview. The worldview which is the perspective in understanding the existence and realities decorates the scientific atmosphere, its direction as well as objectives. The worldview is also fundamental in supporting the development of a science and its progress. Mainstream economics is developed from the foundation of Secular Worldview which is characterized as materialist (excluding the metaphysics), reductionist (reducing the epistemological basis on positivism with atomistic perspective) and individualist (isolating individual from society). Islamic economics, on the other hand, is developed on the basis of Islamic worldview. The Islamic worldview is claimed to be more comprehensive, integrative and holistic in nature. This would make Islamic economics having a potential to answer the shortcoming found in conventional economics. The paper would explore the nature of worldview in Secular and Islamic tradition and its implications in developing discipline of economics and Islamic economics. The paper also seeks to develop some foundations for Islamic economics to be a distinct discipline.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Economics, Islamic Economics, Secular Worldview, Islamic Worldview, Body of Knowledge
Subjects: 300 Sociology and Anthropology (Sosiologi dan Antropologi)
300 Sociology and Anthropology (Sosiologi dan Antropologi) > 330 Economics (Ilmu Ekonomi)
Divisions: Fakultas Ekonomi dan Bisnis Islam > S1 Ekonomi Syariah
Depositing User: Dr Hafas Furqani
Date Deposited: 30 Apr 2020 18:26
Last Modified: 30 Apr 2020 18:26
URI: https://repository.ar-raniry.ac.id/id/eprint/11853

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