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Religion, Values, And Capitalism In Asia, Syed Farid Alatas Jan 1999

Religion, Values, And Capitalism In Asia, Syed Farid Alatas

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The question of the relationship between religion and other phcnome n ยท 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.