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Complementing community, business and microenterprise by the Islamic epistemological methodology

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  • Masudul Alam Choudhury
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    Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to address the following question: how do we derive a systemic understanding of community, business and microenterprise linkages in the light of the cardinal episteme of Islamic belief, Design/methodology/approach - The worldview of unity of the divine laws termed in the Findings - The participatory development interrelationships explained by means of circular causation between the variables representing community, business and microenterprise comprise a specific example of application of the Islamic episteme of unity of knowledge to entities that exist in embedded learning systems. Such learning systems are governed by the episteme of unity of knowledge as explicated by the Originality/value - This paper shows how participatory development and sustainability-by learning paradigms arise uniquely from the epistemic foundations of unity of knowledge (

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    Article provided by Emerald Group Publishing in its journal International Journal of Islamic and Middle Eastern Finance and Management.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 139-159

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