Mafhum Al-Mawt Min Manzur Islami
Yasin, Muhammad Na'im
In: Jundi, Ahmad Raja'i, ed., Al-siyasah al-sihhiyah: Al-akhlaqiyat wa al-qiyam al-insaniyah min manzur Islami [Health policy: Ethics and human values from an Islamic perspective], Kuwait: Islamic Organization for Medical Sciences, 1997: 399-424
This paper was submitted to the symposium held by the Islamic Organization for Medical Sciences (IOMS) during the period 24-25 November 1988 in Cairo on the ethical dimensions of health policy from an Islamic perspective. The paper presents first how classical Muslim religious scholars understood the body-soul relationship which is an important criterion for defining death. The author concludes that brain death should be seen as an acceptable death criterion from an Islamic perspective.
Attitudes; Attitudes to Death; Brain; Brain Death; Death; Determination of Death; Ethics; Fiqh; Health; Human Body; Ijtihad; Islamic Ethics; Killing; Life; Modern Muslim Religious Scholars; Muslim Religious Scholars; Pre-Modern Muslim Religious Scholars; Resuscitation; Sharia; Terminology; Theology; Withholding Treatment; Religious Ethics; Death and Dying; Definition of Death; Attitudes Toward Death; Prolongation of Life and Euthanasia;
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