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 by Reverend Peter Challen; List of Figures; Introduction; 1. The Principle of Complementarities in the Shuratic Process and Its Implications for the Socio-Scientific Order; 2. Belief and Knowledge Formation in the Tawhidi Super-Space; 3. The Tawhidi Worldview of Socio-Political Action; 4. The Creation of the Universe for Just Ends; 5. The Precept of the Common Good in the Principle of Just Ends; 6. Tawhidi Truth and Certainty in the Universe; 7. Generalized Ideas about Resources, Spending and Felicity in the Tawhidi Order; 8. The Epistemological Roots of the Madinah Charter; 9. The Madinah Charter, Sidrathulmuntaha and the Precept of the 'Seven Heavens'; Notes and References; Index.