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BIOéTICA Y EL ISLAM

DOI: 10.4067/S1726-569X2010000100004

Keywords: life, islam, anthropotecnia, bioethics.

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this article brings up islam perspective towards life. islam is not presented as an "illustrated" religion and vanguard of european "rational" history, nor, by defect, as an "assault" towards the contemporary liberal values of tolerance and democracy. rather, it is considered in relation to bioethics, in which the questioni ng about the problem of technology is fundamental. is it of interest to situate islam as a specific "anthropotechnia", that is as a gathering of forces that makes possible the "transformation of human animal into man". an "anthropotecnia" perspective means to reflect in the forces which, in islam, make possible human governing.

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