About Abdallah Laroui: عبد الله العرويAbdallah Laroui (born , in Azemmour ) (Arabic: عبدالله العروي) is a Moroccan historian and novelist writing i. Abdallah Laroui has 28 books on Goodreads with ratings. Abdallah Laroui’s most popular book is مفهوم الحرية. Download Audiobooks narrated by Abdallah Laroui to your device. Audible provides the highest quality audio and narration. Your first book is Free with trial!.

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This cannot be through jumping over an epistemological obstacle, an obstacle of accumulation of classical information, in which partial criticism is useless, rather what is useful is to overturn lzroui page, and that is what I called, and still calling, the methodological break I used this expression before it became used in the studies larpui philosophy of science.

But I see today that the experience of the twentieth century points out to that it is impossible to oppose modernism except through surpassing it, and it is not possible to surpass it except through assimilating it. Theses general conceptions are in need for delineation on reality.

Modernism is a wave; swimming against it is jeopardy. Laroui expresses this dual form as followsI say that I write fictions and novels from one side and concept criticism from the other. The first expresses the scientific methodological side of his thought, and the second expresses the social and realistic side. Laroui’s most important legacy may be his critique of the “Islamic” state. The first is its insistence on keeping with its heritage, i.

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Abdallah Laroui

Retrieved from ” https: All what hinders emancipation of the individual from different forms of subjugation: The book ‘contemporary Arabic Ideology’ has been issued on Home International Encyclopedias almanacs transcripts and maps Laroui, Abdallah oaroui. He expresses the foundational side of his methodology as followsWe do not perform research in abstract non-limited concepts with respect to time and space; rather, we do research in concepts that are used by a specific nationalistic contemporary group, the Arabic group.


Every thing that hinders political and civic freedom hinders modernization. Lraoui, criticism and the creative experience, Alzaman newapaper. His view is that the transformation of Arabic societies into the modern state can be achieved, only, by embracing the modernist Western thought with its basic categories of ‘Rationalism’, ‘Criticism’, ‘Advancement’, and ‘Responsibility of the human being’, on the theoretical level, and ‘Secularism’, ‘Marxist social system’ and the ‘Centrality of the state’, on the practical level.

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Translated by Diarmid Cammell. All that I can is to make a specific choice, and to make a logical deduction for that choice, to show that it is subject to general purposes not for self-purposes, and to call for embracing such a choice.

We do not perform research in abstract non-limited concepts with respect to time and space; laoui, we do research in concepts that are used by a specific nationalistic contemporary group, the Arabic group. He disagreed with those who argued that Islamic culture was different from others in essential ways; he consistently argued that history is a science and that the laws of history can be applied everywhere.

The same strategy should secure the same results elsewhere. This is because social reform undertakes time, and its development takes long time.

In reality, there exists a process of westernization, we demand every thing on the margins of modernity, but the depth of modernity is absent. Now we live ‘after’ modernism as if modernism is a fashion; no, now we live in postmodernism, in what country, under what sky. On this level there is no choice: I continue then the same battle, in different circumstances, using the same language, the same logic….

I said that this concept, with the meaning I used, is not a mere title, as a name for the linguistics or a hypothesis like that which mathematicians start from, rather, it is an epitomizing conceptual system, even more, it is the system in a concrete form. Princeton University Press, We call, today, for modernism from different portals, the portal of the state, the portal of the civil society, and the portal of political parties, and others. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


Mind is active by its nature: We analyze those concepts and discuss it not only to reach a clear understanding and definite meaning of it, but also because we belief that the success of the Arabic development is constrained by this clearness and that definition.

However, I claim that this is the case any way, whether the concept complete or not, and that the concept used here is imposed upon us as a result of our commitment to contemporary humanity.

Laroui urges scholars to study the role of polygamy and the relation between family structure and war in Islamic history, and has argued that historians should specialize not only in history but also in literature, economics, linguistics, philosophy—anything but just history.

Well, the seeds were always there; we failed to see them before, but now we take notice and we cheer. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list. Sheikh Zayed Book Award website.

Philosophers of the Arabs – ah Laroui

Le Maroc et Hassan II: On he defended successfully his PhD thesis titled: What are the intellectual mechanisms through which the idea of the ‘epistemological break’ with heritage can be implemented for example replacing Western alphabetic by the Arabic one. For Laroui, intellectual Marxism is the easiest and clearest way to grasp the analytical logic of historicism or the workings of history.

List of writers Women writers Moroccan literature Arabic Tamazight. After an in-depth study of the Egyptian experience, enriched by his deep readings of the literature of the Moroccan National Movement as expressed in the writings abdallag Allal Al- Fassi and Mohammad hassanLaroui’s project appeared comprehensive and critical.