Foundational Challenges in the Construction of an Islamic Economics Discipline

Hafas Furqani, 2025068001 (2015) Foundational Challenges in the Construction of an Islamic Economics Discipline. Int. J. Pluralism and Economics Education, 6 (4). pp. 324-339.

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Abstract

Islamic economics is challenged in whether it can be called a discipline in the sense of having a clear subject-matter, methodology to appraise theories, a well-organised body of knowledge and systematic accumulation of knowledge. Islamic economics is still in the formative stage as a discipline, and many fundamental issues need to be addressed by the scientific community. This paper identifies several challenges to be answered by the Islamic economic scientific community in order to develop a discipline of Islamic economics. Embarking from the Islamic worldview that provides foundations in our understanding of economic phenomena, we must develop the conceptual foundations, conceptual scheme, key-terminologies, methodology to appraise and evaluate theory, and an Islamic ethics framework. The answer to those challenges will determine the scientific direction of Islamic economics, ensure a sustainable growth of knowledge and expedite the evolutional process of Islamic economics becoming a distinct discipline.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: islamic economic, methodology, formative stage
Subjects: 300 Sociology and Anthropology (Sosiologi dan Antropologi) > 330 Economics (Ilmu Ekonomi)
Divisions: Program Pascasarjana > S2 Ekonomi Syariah
Depositing User: Dr Hafas Furqani
Date Deposited: 04 Feb 2019 02:03
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2020 04:38
URI: https://repository.ar-raniry.ac.id/id/eprint/6444

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