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    Honour or Dignity? An Oversimplification in Islamic Human Rights.Hamid Andishan - 2019 - Human Rights Review 20 (4):461-475.
    In classical literature on Islamic human rights, the concepts of dignity and honour are used interchangeably. Distinguishing modern and pre-modern conceptions of human life’s value, dignity represents a value everyone possesses simply in virtue of being human, regardless of social hierarchy or religious preference. Honour, on the contrary, demonstrates a status which someone achieves because of a religious or societal preference. I will explain this difference further, relying on the works of Peter Berger and Charles Taylor. Afterwards, I argue that (...)
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    Incommensurability in Global Ethics, The Case of Islamic Aniconism and Freedom of Speech.Hamid Andishan - 2017 - Cultura 14 (2):37-48.
    Can all values be reduced to one or a few fundamental ones? Two values may neither exceed the other in importance nor be equal. In such situation, they cannot be reduced to each other or to a third value, and we can call such values as ”incommensurable”. Drawing on the concept of incommensurable values and what recently is called ”global ethics”, I will argue that if two values from two different cultures conflict, one must pay enough attention to the idea (...)
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