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Towards a maqasid-based theory of human needs

Jaffer, Usman and El-Mesawi, Mohamed El-Tahir (2017) Towards a maqasid-based theory of human needs. IIUM Press, International Islamic University Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia. ISBN 978-967-418-621-0

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This work explores and outlines a possible needs theory that is compatible with the Islamic world view. The need for such a theory arises from the fact that needs theories which are in existence originate in secular Western ideologies, especially in the realm of psychology. Western psychological theories omit the existence of God and the soul from their conceptualisations and thus formulate incomplete views of human nature. This has led to inadequate needs theories. The present work is a qualitative, textual, theoretical and analytical study. In terms of human nature, the schools of Evolution, Psychodynamics, Behaviourism, Social and Humanistic Psychology are explored

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 2112/74889
Uncontrolled Keywords: Maqasid, theory of human, Islamic laws
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Fiqh and Usul al-Fiqh
Depositing User: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohamed El-Tahir EL-MESAWI
Date Deposited: 17 Oct 2019 11:31
Last Modified: 17 Oct 2019 11:31
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/74889

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