Altruism Models In Islamic Consumption System

  • Muhammad Muflih The State Polytechnic of Bandung


This study succeeded in proving that altruism is an inseparable element in the Islamic consumption system because it is able to lead a consumer to the best level of godliness. Just by assuming that , the formation of satisfaction in Islamic altruism cannot be determined by one stage. It is plotted into three stages, namely: (1) compassion utility originating from the spirit of social emotion, enabling it to create as an emblem of emotional satisfaction; (2) rationalizing social-spiritual gain originating from a motivation to reach a religiously promised reward for a sacrifice made by a consumer for the poor and needy, resulting in as an indicator of a consumer’s gains; and (3) God and human relationship originating from the spirit of a consumer to always be close to God absent of reward, symbolized by . What is unique is the three forms of altruism have a one direction altruism pattern unknown to among economists and altruists. This finding is especially contributes to the Islamic Philanthropic Institution in identifying a class of altruism in Muslims. Evidently, their altruism pattern is closely attached to their consumption system.


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How to Cite
MUFLIH, Muhammad. Altruism Models In Islamic Consumption System. International Journal of Islamic Business and Economics (IJIBEC), [S.l.], p. 63-75, jan. 2018. ISSN 2615-420X. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 05 june 2020. doi: