The Italian Journal of Neurological Sciences

, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 255–258

Ethics and neurology in the Islamic world. Continuity and change

  • A. Vanzan Paladin
Ethics and Neurology

DOI: 10.1007/BF02427614

Cite this article as:
Paladin, A.V. Ital J Neuro Sci (1998) 19: 255. doi:10.1007/BF02427614


The continuous developments in medicine and, consequently, in medical ethics, create new questions for Muslim physicians, medical jurists and religious authorities. This paper focuses on some aspects of Islamic medical ethics, with particular references to neuroethics, in the light of past and present Muslim literature.

Key words

Neuroethics Islamic medicine Ethics 


Le continue scoperte in campo medico creano problemi d’ordine etico a medici, giuristi e autorità religiose del mondo islamico. Questo articolo esamina alcuni aspetti dell’etica medica, con particolare riferimento alla neuroetica, alla luce della letteratura islamica passata e presente.

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© Springer-Verlag 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Vanzan Paladin
    • 1
  1. 1.International School of Neurological SciencesVeneziaItaly

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