Presents an epistemological inquiry of social-scientific phenomenology premised solely on the Oneness of God. This book shows how the Qur'an associates this cardinal principle of divine oneness with the episteme of unity of knowledge.
Masudul Alam Choudhury is Professor of Economics at the University College of Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is the author of Explaining the Qur'an, A Socio-Scientific Inquiry (Books I and II) (The Edwin Mellen Press, 2002) and An Advanced Exposition of Islamic Economics and Finance (2004) with Dr. M. Ziaul Hoque.
Dedication; Foreword I by Tarmizi Taher; Foreword II by Jacqueline Thayer Scott; List of Figures; Table; Introduction; 1. Universal Intra-Systemic and Inter-Systemic Integration in the Tawhidi Worldview; 2. The Criterion of Power and Security in the Qur'anic Context; 3. The Qur'anic Precept of Just Balance as an Element of the Tawhidi Worldview; 4. Creational Worldview of Tawhid; 5. Stability, Growth and Wellbeing along the Tawhidi Nexus; 6. Tawhidi Versus Non-Tawhidi Socio-Scientific Order: A Critical Examination; 7. The Completeness of Tawhidi Knowledge; 8. The Contrast Between Tawhidi Worldview and Non-Tawhidi Perception; Notes and References; Index.