This book presents a critical analysis of the debate in Muslim countries at the religious, legal and political level, sparked by the introduction of new biomedical technologies such as cloning, genetics, organ transplants and in vitro fertilisation. The book draws on law, sociology, anthropology, politics and the history of science. For this reason it will be of interest to scholars and operators in a wide variety of disciplines and fields.In the light of divine omnipotence, the fact that a pestilence did not affect all men or animals gave rise historically to two trends of thought: one refusing the causal nexus between contagion and effects (in which case the disease should haveanbsp;...
|Title||:||Islamic Bioethics: Problems and Perspectives|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-12-02|