In the Name of Allah, the Most Beneficent, the Merciful
The following points should be considered as a prelude to our discussion.
1. It is of utmost importance to differentiate between two concepts, namely, the economic system and economic science. The former, that is the economic system, deals with the best ways dictated by an ideology, to provide and safeguard national welfare and justice among people; while the latter, that is economic science, is concerned with natural laws which govern economic ope-