Maslahah and its potential role in formation of an Islamic perspective on sociology

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This study analysis Islamic and Western world views briefly in a comparative perspective and attempts to analysis their influence and effect in the explanation of social phenomenon. It also delineates the two major problems of modern sociology, mainly, lack of universality and lack of applicability due to elemental mistake in the data of human behaviour and its Western value orientation. Using both comparative and analytical methods, the researcher makes his case for the necessity of drawing an Islamic perspective on sociology. Through the application of juristic principle of maslahah from three aspects, from the aspect of provision of material source, introduction of universal values and the endowing of purpose to corpus of sociological knowledge.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)256-263
Number of pages8
JournalInternational Business Management
Volume6
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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Human behavior
Value orientations
Analytical methods
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Universality
World view

Keywords

  • Islamic perspective
  • Malaysia
  • Maslahah
  • Social phenomenon
  • Sociology
  • Value

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management

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Maslahah and its potential role in formation of an Islamic perspective on sociology. / Laluddin, Hayatullah; Mohd. Kusrin, Zuliza; Samuri, Mohd. Al Adib.

In: International Business Management, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2012, p. 256-263.

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