Homoeconomicus

Homo Economicus: Cold, Calculating & Callous

Dr. Asad Zaman Books, Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Education, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance Education Leave a Comment

Modern economic theory is founded on the  principle that human beings “maximize utility”; that is, they choose the best action from among a collection of choices. This axiom is considered self-evident: why would anyone make an inferior choice, when a better option is available? However, the mathematical formulation of this axiom is far from realistic. After all, it is self-evident …

Human Potential and a Flawed System – Dr. Muhammad Yunus

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Published on Nov 5, 2015 on YouTube by Global Islamic Economy Summit (GIES) To learn more about the Global Islamic Economy Summit, visit: http://giesummit.com/en/gie-summit/ Disclaimer: All open videos embedded on Yurizk are crowdsourced from open source publication platforms. i.e. Youtube, Vimeo, and other. Yurizk is not affiliated or sponsored promoters of any of the organization that publishes these videos (unless otherwise specifically mentioned). …

Global Islamic Economy Summit: Is Islamic Art Going Mainstream?

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Published on Youtube on November 5, 2015 Published by: Global Islamic Economy Summit Disclaimer: All open videos embedded on Yurizk are crowdsourced and aggregated from open source publication platforms. i.e. Youtube, Vimeo, and other. Yurizk is not affiliated or sponsored promoters of any of the organization that publishes these videos (unless otherwise specifically mentioned). These open videos are embedded on Yurizk Academy …

The Lost and Forgotten Contribution of a Civilization

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Publisher Source: BestFreeDocumentaries Published on YouTube on Mar 29, 2013 Publisher description: In this 90-minute documentary, Rageh Omaar uncovers the hidden story of Europe’s Islamic past and looks back to a golden age when European civilization was enriched by Islamic learning. Rageh travels across medieval Muslim Europe to reveal the vibrant civilization that Muslims brought to the West. This evocative …

Responsible Finance - Islamic Perspective

Responsible Ethical Finance: An Islamic Perspective

Almir Colan Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education, Islamic Finance Instruments Leave a Comment

There is a universal demand for a fair and just financial system. One that is socially responsible and sustainable. The question is: how do we get there? Financial uncertainty can magnify who we really are. It can bring out the best or the worst in us, and that struggle goes back to the very beginning of human existence. The very ...
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Islamic Perspective on the Global Financial Crisis – Mufti Taqi Usmani

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Watch Public Lecture on the Topic "Islamic Perspective of the Causes and Remedies of  Financial Crisis" by Mufti Muhammd Taqi Usmani: Watch Video   Read the Book on the Topic "Current Financial Crisis - Causes and Remedies from Islamic Perspective" by Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani: Read Book  
logical positivism

The Rise and Fall of Logical Positivism

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The rise and fall of logical positivism is the most spectacular story of 20th century philosophy. Logical positivism was wildly successful, and some of its key ideas became widely accepted as common-sense truths among the general public. For instance, people routinely make a sharp distinction between facts and opinions, thinking that this is trite and obvious. They do not realise ...
CHANGING NARRATIVES

‘Changing Narratives’ and the Exciting future of Islamic Economy

Sadia Karim Current Issues in Islamic Finance, Entrepreneurship, Human Resources in Islamic Finance, Islamic Banking, Islamic Economy, Islamic Finance, Islamic Finance Education, New & Noteworthy Leave a Comment

We have gut feelings, we have research data, and we have rational analysis. All three indicate that ‘Islamic Economy’ (Islamic Finance and Halal sectors) is heading towards an exciting future. The global Islamic Economy may be well positioned today to reach a level in the next five years that was unthinkable in the last five years. This is going to ...