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Author Sachedina, Abdulaziz Abdulhussein, 1942-
Title Islamic biomedical ethics : principles and application / Abdulaziz Sachedina.
Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009.

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Author Sachedina, Abdulaziz Abdulhussein, 1942-
Subject Medical ethics -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Bioethics -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Bioethical Issues.
Ethics, Medical.
Islam.
Description 1 online resource (viii, 280 pages) : illustrations
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-272) and index.
Contents In search of principles of healthcare ethics in Islam -- Health and suffering -- The beginning of life -- Terminating early life -- Death and dying -- Organ donation and cosmetic enhancement -- Islamic bioethics : recent developments -- Epilogue.
Summary Biomedical ethics is a burgeoning academic field with complex and far-reaching consequences. Whereas in Western secular bioethics this subject falls within larger ethical theories and applications (utilitarianism, deontology, teleology, and the like), Islamic biomedical ethics has yet to find its natural academic home in Islamic studies. In this pioneering work, Abdulaziz Sachedina - a scholar with life-long academic training in Islamic law - relates classic Muslim religious values to the new ethical challenges that arise from medical research and practice. He depends on Muslim legal theory, b.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780199702848 (electronic bk.)
0199702845 (electronic bk.)
9780199860234 (pbk.)
0199860238
9780195378504 (hardback ; alk. paper)
0195378504 (hardback ; alk. paper)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612053955
2899974
OCLC # 368242636
Additional Format Print version: Sachedina, Abdulaziz Abdulhussein, 1942- Islamic biomedical ethics. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009 9780195378504 0195378504 (DLC) 2008028322 (OCoLC)232921874.


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