International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online)

Values in Islamic Science
Roziah Sidik @ Mat Sidek and Rozita Mustapha

This research begins from Einstein’s statement that “science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind”. This view clearly depicts science as being not value-free or, in other words, science is bound to values.Thus, the purpose of this research is to submit proof that the above statement is true. The research objective is to analyse values implicit in Islamic science. This is a qualitative research based on historical study and content analysis. Historical study method is chosen for its suitability in the study of past occurrences. Document analysis involves documents obtained from primary and secondary sources. Data is collected by textual method, which is chosen to enable the researcher to explain and make her own interpretations of information from referred sources. Data is analysed using descriptive approach. Research results find that the values contained in science are religious values, cultural values and universal values

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