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Health Spiritual Med Ethics 2015, 2(2): 30-34 Back to browse issues page
Toriyeh: the Way of Escaping from Telling Lies to Patients
Ali Reza Alinouri, Akram Heidari
Qom University of Medical Sciences
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Toriyeh means concealing real intention of speech using its parallel and common words so that the listener constructs from speaker's speech a meaning what he/she meant. The purpose of this research is studying jurisprudential dimensions of toriyeh in order to clarify its distinction from lying and related jurisprudential commandments by explanation of the most important discussions about toriyeh.

This research was conducted via library method using verses, narratives, jurisprudence sources and decrees by religious authorities.

two types of Second type: the speaker`s intention is the outward meaning but the listener misunderstands due to his mental moods. Some of the contemporaries regard the first type as forbidden and they regard the second type to allowable

Toriyeh is not equivalent in the meaning with lying and jurists have mentioned narrative-based reasons to prove it. Therefore, in cases of emergency in which man is allowable to tell lie for removing inevitable loss he should use toriyeh as much as possible, and not tell a lie. Of course, toriyeh in the first sense is permissible and if a forbidden thing is conformed to it as a subordinate, it will lose its legality.

Keywords: Common Word, Lie, Subordinate, Toriyeh, Truth Telling.
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: General
Received: 2016/02/17 | Accepted: 2016/02/17 | Published: 2016/02/17
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Alinouri A R, Heidari A. Toriyeh: the Way of Escaping from Telling Lies to Patients. Health Spiritual Med Ethics. 2015; 2 (2) :30-34
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