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Islamic perspectives on science and technology : selected conference papers

Author: Mohammad Hashim Kamili
Publisher: Singapore ; Heidleberg ; New York : Springer, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book presents 25 selected papers from the International Conference on "Developing Synergies between Islam & Science and Technology for Mankind's Benefit" held at the International Institute for Advanced Islamic Studies Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, in October 2014. The papers cover a broad range of issues reflecting the main conference themes: Cosmology and the Universe, Philosophy of Science and the Emergence of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
(OCoLC)957133401
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mohammad Hashim Kamili
ISBN: 9812877789 9789812877789
OCLC Number: 948780517
Notes: Selection of papers presented at the International Conference on 'Developing Synergies Between Islam and Science & Technology for Mankind's Benefit', held at the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS), Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, on 1-2 October 2014--Preface.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Preface --
Part I: Opening Section --
Chapter 1: Introduction --
Chapter 2: Opening Address by Former Prime Minister of Malaysia and Chairman, IAIS --
Chapter 3: Science and Technology for Mankind's Benefit: Islamic Theories and Practices --
Past, Present and Future --
Chapter 4: The Necessity of Studying the Natural Sciences from the Qur'anic Worldview --
Part II: Philosophy of Science, Cosmology and Emergence of Biological Systems --
Chapter 5: Philosophy of Science in Epistemological Perspective --
Chapter 6: Rūmī On the Living Earth: A Sufi Perspective --
Chapter 7: Sayyid Qutb's Understanding of the Universe as a Living and Meaningful World --
Chapter 8: The New Approach in Western Science towards Understanding the Nature of Life and Mind, in Terrence Deacon's 'Incomplete Nature': An Analysis from Islamic Perspectives --
Part III: Tawhidic Science --
Principles --
Chapter 9: Islam Can Give a Proper Orientation to Science and Technology Development --
Chapter 10: Vision in Action: Operationalising the Islamisation of Science and Technology --
Chapter 11: Maqāsid al-Shari'ah: A Traditional Source for Ensuring Design and Development of Modern Technology for Humanity's Benefit --
Part IV: Tawhidic Science --
General Applications --
Chapter 12: Islam and the Environment: An Examination of the Source Evidence --
Chapter 13: Reducing Wasteful Consumption Towards Sustainability by Waste Avoidance Using Self-Improvement (Tazkiyah) and Contentment (Qana'ah) Approaches --
Chapter 14: Integrating Spirituality Into Efforts for Improving Value Chains of Farm Products --
Chapter 15: Neurotechnological Advances in Exploring Melodic Recitation of the Noble Qur'an: Uncovering the Neural Circuitry in the Human Brain --
Chapter 16: A New Quantum Theory in Accordance with Islamic Science --
Part V: Tawhidic Science --
Bioethics --
Chapter 17: Breakthroughs in Biosciences and the Question of Morality: Interactions Between Ethics and Bioscience Practices --
Chapter 18: Implementation of an Islamic Approach to Harm Reduction Among Illicit Drug-Users in Malaysia --
Chapter 19: Genetically Modified Food and Humanity's Well-Being: An Islamic Perspective Elmira Akhmetova --
Chapter 20: Advances in Tri-Parent Baby Technology: The Bio-ethical Challenge for Muslims --
Part VI: Islamic Teaching of Science --
Chapter 21: Integrating the Qur'anic Worldview with the Natural Sciences: Answering the Call for Islamic Secondary Schools --
Chapter 22: Teaching of Values in Science: Defining its Universal Values --
Chapter 23: Positing a Spiritual Dimension for Science Education: Brunei Darussalam's Experience --
Chapter 24: Displayed Features of a Student with High Functioning Autism During Quranic Learning --
Part VII: History of Science & Technology in Islamic Civilisation --
Chapter 25: Emotional Blasting Therapy: A Psychotherapeutic Technique Invented by Early Muslim Physicians --
Chapter 26: Tracing the History of Astrolabe Inventions Across Civilisations.
Responsibility: Mohammad Hashim Kamili [and three others], editors.

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