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Caring for God’s Creation: An Islamic Obligation

Introduction The practice of Islamic thinking in the contemporary world has often focussed on issues to do with matters pertaining to radicalism, terror, security, and how to engage with legacy of western imperialism and the emergence of modern science.[1] Writing in a Routledge Handbook Zainal Abidin Bagir and Najiyah Martiam have observed that ‘the issue …

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Islam’s adaptation of virtue ethics: Bringing light to the challenges of a post-pandemic world

The form of philosophical ethics that goes back to Aristotle — often referred to as virtue ethics — is based, not upon conceptions of the right (as in Kantian ethics) or the good (as in utilitarianism), but on a particular understanding human nature and biology. Religious traditions tended to adopt this form of ethics in …

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