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Middle Eastern Theories of Ethics
Middle eastern theories of ethics

The third section of this book is focused on Middle Eastern theories of ethics; it includes discussions of Judaism and Islam. Chapter 12 is a discussion of Judaism and ethics. As with many of the other ethical theories, there is a connection between Jewish ethical behavior and Judaic religious beliefs. Dorff (2000) noted the key foundation in Judaism and its ethics is a linkage between the individual, family, and community. Ultimately, those practicing Judaism and its ethics hold that humans have responsibility to repair the world. Repair of the world is accomplished through finding cures for disease; promoting of peace; and taking responsibility for the care of others in the family, the community, and all of ...

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