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Islamic Philosophy and the Challenge of Post Modernism: A Sociological Perspective

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  • Shaikh, Salman Ahmed

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This paper briefly describes the Post Modernism philosophy, introduces the work of its key proponents, provides a critical appraisal of Post Modernism thought and finally it compares the Post Modernism philosophy with philosophical heritage of Islamic faith and civilization and recommends ways to cope up with the challenge of post modernism.

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  • Shaikh, Salman Ahmed, 2009. "Islamic Philosophy and the Challenge of Post Modernism: A Sociological Perspective," MPRA Paper 23001, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:23001
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    1. Haque, Nadeem ul & Mirakhor, Abbas, 1999. "The Design of Instruments For Government Finance in An Islamic Economy," MPRA Paper 56028, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. International Monetary Fund, 1998. "The Design of Instruments for Government Finance in an Islamic Economy," IMF Working Papers 98/54, International Monetary Fund.
    3. Islahi, Abdul Azim & Obaidullah, Mohammed, 2002. "Zakah on stocks: some unsettled issues," MPRA Paper 18631, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 2003.
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    Keywords

    Post Modernism; Sociology; Philosophy; History; Islamic Civilization; Modernism; Enlightenment; Globalization;

    JEL classification:

    • A13 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Social Values
    • B52 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Current Heterodox Approaches - - - Historical; Institutional; Evolutionary
    • A12 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Relation of Economics to Other Disciplines
    • A14 - General Economics and Teaching - - General Economics - - - Sociology of Economics

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