Ibn Khaldun's concepts in the mirror of Arab political and economic identity



  • Inna Kostyrya Kyiv National University of Culture and Art, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • Nataliia Yanchenko Kyiv National University of Culture and Art, Kyiv, Ukraine


Arab elite, diplomacy, economy, Khaldun's law, political spheres


The topic of the asymmetry of the processes of globalization, regionalization, localization of international life, for all its fame, does not negate the relevance of deep analysis, especially in the case of traditional societies. Therefore, we set ourselves the task of exploring the ethnohistorical, spiritual, cultural, economic and political spheres of the life of the peoples of the Arab region in retrospection and dynamics using historical-logical, comparative methods and a systematic approach. We also put forward hypotheses that: 1) the key subjective factor influencing the political decision-making markets are the interests of the elite, political leaders in the context of resolving conflicts in the tradition of Muslim diplomacy; 2) the economic, political, legal and philosophical-religious thought of the Arab countries developed under the influence of Islam set forth in the Koran - the holy book of Muslims; 3) the origins of these concepts were laid by Al-Ghazali, Ibn Taymiyyah, Ibn Khaldun and other thinkers of the XI-XV centuries; 4) by analogy with Western political economists, starting with Thomas Aquinas, one can carry out analysis in the paradigm of the so-called “moral economists”.


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Kostyrya, I., & Yanchenko, N. (2021). Ibn Khaldun’s concepts in the mirror of Arab political and economic identity. Linguistics and Culture Review, 5(S4), 1925-1937. https://doi.org/10.21744/lingcure.v5nS4.1881



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