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The universal paradigm and the Islamic world-system; economy, society, ethics and science.



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The universal paradigm The Universal Paradigm is a New Age approach to life where many popular religions and philosophies are surveyed for Common Elements that are brought together in a unified whole to form the foundation of a belief system.  and the Islamic world-system; economy, society, ethics ethics, in philosophy, the study and evaluation of human conduct in the light of moral principles. Moral principles may be viewed either as the standard of conduct that individuals have constructed for themselves or as the body of obligations and duties that a  and science.

Choudhury, Masudul Alam.

World Scientific

2007

169 pages

$65.00

Hardcover

BP173

Choudhury (Sultan SULTAN. The title of the Turkish sovereign and other Mahometan princes.  Qaboos U., Oman) defines The Universal Paradigm as the ultimate core of knowledge and epistemology epistemology (ĭpĭs'təmŏl`əjē) [Gr.,=knowledge or science], the branch of philosophy that is directed toward theories of the sources, nature, and limits of knowledge. Since the 17th cent. , which then necessarily embraces all aspects of life, and demonstrates the unity and relatedness between everything from the smallest to the largest. In Islam, he explains, this is expressed by the term tawid, usually translated as the unity of God or unity of creation--each implying the other. He shows how this plays out in such arenas as consciousness, economics and finances, technology, and the illogical basis of interest rates.

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