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 by Gregory Macleod; List of Figures; Introduction; 1. Tawhid, Sunnah and the Legal Foundations of the Islamic Economic and Social Order; 2. The Epistemological Foundations of a Theory of Justice in Islam; 3. The Epistemological Foundation of the Hereafter in the Islamic Socio-Scientific Order; 4. The Epistemology of Rational Behaviour in Islam; 5. The Tawhidi Essence of Social Well-Being; 6. The Epistemological Foundations of Islamic Socio-Scientific Thought; 7. The Tawhidi Field Concept in Action in the Socio-Scientific Order; 8. The Relationship Between Temporal and Supreme Felicity; 9. The Epistemology of Islamic Social Contract; 10. Conclusion: Main Attributes of Belief Formation in Islamic Socio-Scientific Domain; Notes and References; Index.