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Islamic bioethics : problems and perspectives / Dariusch Atighetchi.

By: Atighetchi, Dariusch.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Springer.International library of ethics, law, and the new medicine: v. 31.Publisher: [New York?] : Springer, c2007Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 375 p.).ISBN: 9781402049620; 1402049625.Subject(s): Bioethics -- Religious aspects -- Islam | Islamic ethicsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Islamic bioethics.Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Introduction to Muslim Law -- Features of Islamic Bioethics -- Some Aspects of Medical Ethics -- Contraception and Population Control -- Abortion -- Assisted Procreation -- The Development of Organ Transplants -- Aids -- The Opinions on Genetics -- The End of Life -- Female Genital Mutilation in Specific Muslim Areas -- The Koran and Modern Science -- General Conclusions.
Summary: Presents an analysis of the debate at the religious, legal and political level sparked off by the introduction of biomedical technologies in Muslim countries. This book compares the positions of "classic" Muslim law and the religious authorities and also looks at other issues, resulting in a mosaic of positions aimed in pursuit of legitimisation.
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R725.59 .A884 2007 (Browse shelf) http://ezproxy.uttyler.edu:2048/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-4962-0 Available ocn187309794

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Introduction to Muslim Law -- Features of Islamic Bioethics -- Some Aspects of Medical Ethics -- Contraception and Population Control -- Abortion -- Assisted Procreation -- The Development of Organ Transplants -- Aids -- The Opinions on Genetics -- The End of Life -- Female Genital Mutilation in Specific Muslim Areas -- The Koran and Modern Science -- General Conclusions.

Presents an analysis of the debate at the religious, legal and political level sparked off by the introduction of biomedical technologies in Muslim countries. This book compares the positions of "classic" Muslim law and the religious authorities and also looks at other issues, resulting in a mosaic of positions aimed in pursuit of legitimisation.

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