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   Author = {E. Moosa},
   Title = {Translating Neuroethics: Reflections from Muslim
   Journal = {Science and Engineering Ethics},
   Volume = {18},
   Number = {2},
   Pages = {519-528},
   Year = {2012},
   Month = {Fall},
   ISSN = {1353-3452},
   url = {},
   Keywords = {Neuroethics • Muslim ethics • Islam • Islamic
             law • Islamic ethics • Neuroscience},
   Abstract = {Abstract Muslim ethics is cautiously engaging developments
             in neuroscience. In their encounters with developments in
             neuroscience such as brain death and functional magnetic
             resonance imaging procedures, Muslim ethicists might be on
             the cusp of spirited debates. Science and religion perform
             different kinds of work and ought not to be conflated.
             Cultural translation is central to negotiating the complex
             life worlds of religious communities, Muslims included.
             Cultural translation involves lived encounters with
             modernity and its byproduct, modern science. Serious ethical
             debate requires more than just a mere instrumental encounter
             with science. A robust Muslim approach to neuroethics might
             require an emulsion of religion and neuroscience, thought
             and body, and body and soul. Yet one must anticipate that
             Muslim debates in neuroethics will be inflected with Muslim
             values, symbols and the discrete faith perspectives of this
             tradition with meanings that are specific to people who
             share this worldview and their concerns.},
   Doi = {10.1007/s11948-012-9392-5},
   Key = {fds211129}

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