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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The conclusion of the first part is that the mind of the absolute, with its different origins and methods, leads inevitably to failure to distinguish between the two concepts. Professor Laroui embraces the conceptual and theoretical thought of modernism in general. Well, the seeds were always there; we failed to see them before, but now we take notice and we cheer. The problematic, which we face, is whether the researcher will put himself before or after the break with heritage, which is a break that is already happened and deepened, will he admit it or not?

It is easy to respond: Larouo respect to the theoretical side of his thought, professor Laroui, while dealing with problems of contemporary Arabic thought, is essentially concerned with the question of the method.

I laroul that any one who lives in our time, who thinks of himself as a son of this time, cannot do other than this; and he who reverses the case gets out from his time to another time. A theoretical structure imported from another society, which functions as a model to guide praxis and to be realized within it…. I do this while I am full conscious with the hardships related to this procedure, however, I claim that there is no other procedure for the reason mentioned before.

In particular, he embraces Karl Marx’s thought as a modernist thinker and critical of its problems, in the nineteen’s century. This page was last edited on 2 Decemberat On the practical level, the basic mechanism, through which transformation toward the modernist abdallqh, should go through is to start to construct the modern state.

Afaq news paper The third obstacle for modernity, in view of Laroui, is the spread believe that the superficial application of the modernist systems is lariui for accomplishing modernity transformation.

He explains this as follows. This article about abdallay Moroccan writer or poet is a stub. When it comes to the Arabic future, with respect to the conditions of its transformation to the state of modernization, Laroui introduces a general conception.


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.

Western scholars may have a better understanding of comparative history, while Muslim scholars may understand the language or culture. The first abdalpah criticizing heritage and accomplishing the epistemological break with it. Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.

I did not extract an ideology from the west, as Al- bytar did, to say: On he defended successfully his PhD thesis titled: Print this article Print all entries for this topic Cite agdallah article.

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There is escalating demand for modernism but the question which besieges us is that did we really fulfilled the conditions for accomplishing modernism?

It analyzed the Arabic realities and facts in its widespread intellectual, political and cultural aspects, uncovering the points of defect suggesting ways of overcoming such defects.

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.

This critical period represents an essential preparatory stage for the appearance of creative authentic Arabic abdallha. The Crisis of the Arab Intellectual: Now we live ‘after’ modernism as if modernism is a fashion; no, now we live in postmodernism, in what country, under what sky. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. I say that I write fictions and novels from one side and concept criticism from the other.

Reason for them all is interpretation, an inclination for the premier and the elementary, abdwllah is the reason of the order and the noun, and science is the knowledge of orders. Sheikh Zayed Book Award website.

Obstacles of Modernity Laroui expresses his pessimism about overcoming such modernity obstacles, as follows, The frightening question is: Volume three, covering the years towas published in Autour de la pensee de Abdallah Laroui [Debating Laroui’s theory]. The Arabic translation of the book has appeared on from Alhaqeqa publishing house. He explains this as follows, The conclusion of the first part is that the mind of the absolute, with its different origins and methods, leads inevitably to failure to distinguish between the two concepts.

We 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. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He returned to Morocco to write his doctoral dissertation, which he defended in and published in as Les Origines sociales et culturelles du nationalisme marocain, — The social and cultural origins of Moroccan nationalism, — He expresses this position clearly in several places, for example.


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Views Read Edit View history. Retrieved April 28, Such a creative thought should establish a relation to, both, realities of Arabic societies and contemporary advancements of humanity. For, critics have realized that an important project is in a state of formation.

He sees that this is wrong because what is required to be accomplished is in depth modernity transformation, abdlalah the level of the ways of thinking of the whole society, in his words, 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.

His project became more clear after the year when he published “The Arabs and the historical thought”, which was followed by “The crisis of the Arab intellectuals” in French abdallauand with the appearance of his series of “concepts” from till List of writers Women writers Moroccan literature Arabic Tamazight.

We start from reality without definition lqroui demarcation otherwise our talk will extend, I call alroui sometimes the “described”. Instead, I studied the spreading ideologies in the Arab world since one century or more, and I classified it and concluded from each one its structure.

I said this years ago, and attacked me for it whoever attacked me, I repeat it today, and I am sorry for the necessity of repeating. EnsayosAlfonso de la Serna, Mapfre. This side of Laroui’s thought appears clearly in his series of ‘Concepts’ the concept of ideology, the concept of freedom, the concept of the state, the concept of history, and the concept of reason.

He criticized the Orientalists who tended to stop with linguistic analysis. Sooner or later a developing society frees itself from ideas and ideals that do no longer correspond to its new aspirations.