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Author Atighetchi, Dariusch.
Title Islamic bioethics : problems and perspectives / Dariusch Atighetchi.
Imprint [New York?] : Springer, 2007.

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Author Atighetchi, Dariusch.
Series International library of ethics, law, and the new medicine ; v. 31
International library of ethics, law, and the new medicine ; v. 31.
Subject Bioethics -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Islamic ethics.
Bioethical Issues.
Islam.
Ethics, Medical.
Religion and Medicine.
Bioethical Issues.
Islam.
Ethics, Medical.
Religion and Medicine.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 375 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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.
Access Online access available only to subscribers.
Note English.
Print version record.
ISBN 9781402049620
1402049625
9781402049613 (hb ; alk. paper)
1402049617 (hb ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-1-4020-4962-0
OCLC # 187309794
Additional Format Print version: Atighetchi, Dariusch. Islamic bioethics. [New York?] : Springer, 2007 9781402049613 1402049617 (DLC) 2007272704 (OCoLC)70574010


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