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date: 06 December 2023

Islamic Bioethics: Nanotechnologylocked

Islamic Bioethics: Nanotechnologylocked

  • Nidhal GuessoumNidhal GuessoumAmerican University of Sharjah


What ethical issues that nanotechnology raise – in its present state of development and in future, projected breakthroughs? Are those ethical issues to be addressed from a utilitarian perspective (pros and cons to humans) or from higher principles, perhaps religious ones? Does Islam address those issues from a theological perspective or from juristic (“Fiqhi”, i.e. harmful/prohibited vs. beneficial/permissible) angle? What viewpoints and stands have ethicists and religious scholars (Muslim and other) advanced on nanotechnology?


  • Islamic Studies

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