Islamic Economics in the Late Ottoman Empire: Menapirzade Nuri Bey's Mebahis-i lm-i Servet

Kilincoglu, Deniz T.
The existing literature on Islamic economics suggests that Islamic economics is a twentieth-century phenomenon with its roots in medieval Islamic intellectual and theological history, thereby leaving a centuries-long gap in the history of Islamic economic thinking. This study aims at taking a first step towards filling this gap by examining a nineteenth-century example of Islamic economics in late Ottoman economic literature. Suggesting a broader definition of Islamic economics, this article investigates a prominent Ottoman intellectual's efforts to define, reveal, and revive a tradition of Islamic economics in historical and intellectual context.

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D. T. Kilincoglu, “Islamic Economics in the Late Ottoman Empire: Menapirzade Nuri Bey’s Mebahis-i lm-i Servet,” EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF THE HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT, vol. 24, no. 3, pp. 528–554, 2017, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: