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    The importance of the self (nafas) with which heart is assumed to be connected is significantly present in Islamic ethics that could be derived from the primary sources of Islam, the scripture and Sunnah. However, the human heart (Qalb) is in need of further exploration concerning its relationship to ethics. Ethics is part of the Islamic worldview and authentic ethical behavior in such a worldview is connected to intentionality which is an attribute of the heart. The Islamic sources show that th…Read more
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    Ethical medical innovations and their applications: an Islamic perspective
    with Mohammad Manzoor Malik
    Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences 3 (12): 115-120. 2019.
    Creativity and innovation is very part of human nature (fitrah) which makes human beings different from other beings that are so far found on the planet. The outcome of creativity can be both harmful and beneficial. And most of it depends on the moral standing of those to whom end products of such creativity are available. Islam gives high importance to health and the Muslim civilization that flourished in Bagdad and Spain during the medieval period made original contributions to medical science…Read more
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    This study attempts an exposition of different perceptions of obligation to medical treatment that have emerged from the Islamic theological understanding and how they contribute to diversity of options and flexibility in clinical practice. Particularly, an attempt is made to formulate an Islamic perspective on ordinary and extraordinary means of medical treatment. This distinction is of practical significance in clinical practice, and its right understanding is also important to public funded h…Read more
  •  104
    Islamic bioethics of pain medication: an effective response to mercy argument
    Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics 3 (2): 4-15. 2012.
    Pain medication is one of the responses to the mercy argument that utilitarian ethicists use for justifying active euthanasia on the grounds of prevention of cruelty and appeal to beneficence. The researcher reinforces the significance of pain medication in meeting this challenge and considers it the most preferred response among various other responses. It is because of its realism and effectiveness. In exploring the mechanism and considerations related to pain medication, the researcher briefl…Read more
  •  80
    Analysis of Euthanasia from the Cluster of Concepts to Precise Definition
    Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 29 (2): 53-55. 2019.
    There are common concepts between euthanasia and suicide because euthanasia is historically connected with the discourse on suicide. In widespread literature on euthanasia there is confusion over the concepts and definitions. These definitions are analyzed in this paper and along with other conclusions and distinctions the researcher has substantially defended his definition of euthanasia. There are two different usages of the term euthanasia: a narrow construal of euthanasia and broad construal…Read more
  •  128
    Enhancing spiritual palliative care of Muslim patients: a perspective from Islamic theology
    Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics 30 (5): 256-259. 2020.
    An Islamic approach from its theological sources to address the spiritual pain related to palliative care of terminally ill patients can be established on attaining a spiritual stage of soul or spirit termed as reassured soul. The attainment of such stage is based on hope of the patient to receive mercy and forgiveness of God. And the way of attainment of hope is possible by doing the repentance, praying, and patience. In combating the pain and suffering, the patient is supposed to understand th…Read more
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    Construction of a Basic Perspective on Critical Thinking in Islam
    Journal of Islamic Studies, Prince of Songkla University 12 (1). 2022.