[Abstract Internal Seminar] Gendered Morality: Classical Islamic Ethics of the Self, Family, and Society by Dr Zahra Ayubi

Islamic scriptural sources offer potentially radical notions of equality. Yet medieval Islamic philosophers chose to establish a hierarchical, male-centered virtue ethics. In Gendered Morality, Zahra Ayubi rethinks the tradition of Islamic philosophical ethics from a feminist critical perspective. She calls for a philosophical turn in the study of gender in Islam based on resources for gender equality that are unlocked by feminist engagement with the Islamic ethical tradition.

[Update: video] Public Lecture on Family in the Age of Science

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), a member of the Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies in Hamad Bin Khalifa University, is pleased to invite you to its public lecture entitled: “Family in the Age of Science: Ethical Challenges between Islam and Medicine, on October 7th, 2015, from7:00pm to 9:00 pm, in the auditorium of Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies’ New Building.

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