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Liberalism, Islam and the idea of Mankind

Azmat Hayat and Mohammad Hakimi Mohd Shafiai

MPRA Paper from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: After the defeat of Marxism and the triumph in the war in Iraq, pundit in the global north labelled neoliberalism as the End of History and last form of mankind ideological evolution. It is believed that neoliberalism successfully satisfied all the previous ideological contradiction. In contrast, Muslims believe that besides others one of the prominent and unresolvable contradictions between Neoliberalism and Islam is the gnosis of humanity which the present study will undertake. In this paper using the methodology of library research we will explore how the liberal and Islamic economists conceptualize man in their analysis of human behaviour and the degree to which the concept of man has been universalized.

Keywords: Humans; Homo-Economicus; Liberalism and Islam (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A10 B00 B5 B50 P3 P50 P59 Z19 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018-10-16
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