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Contribution to Book
RELIGION, VALUES, AND CAPITALISM IN ASIA
Local Cultures and the ‘New Asia’ (1999)
  • Syed Farid Alatas
Abstract
The question of the relationship between religion and other phcnome n · that come within its conceptual and semantic field, such as values, the one hand, and modern economic development, the other, occupied the minds of scholars since the last century.While the issue was first dealt with theoretically and sociologically by lbn Khaldun in the fourteenth century AD, it was taken up again in systematic fashion by European classical social theorists in the nineteenth century.
Keywords
  • Alternative Discourses; Ibn Khaldun; Muslim Extremism; Academic Dependency; Christian-Muslim Dialogue.
Publication Date
1999
Editor
C.J.W.-L. Wee
Publisher
ISEAS
Citation Information
Syed Farid Alatas. "RELIGION, VALUES, AND CAPITALISM IN ASIA" Local Cultures and the ‘New Asia’. Ed. C.J.W.-L. Wee. Singapore: ISEAS, 1999. Available at: http://works.bepress.com/farid_alatas/17