Download Audiobooks narrated by Abdallah Laroui to your device. Audible provides the highest quality audio and narration. Your first book is Free with trial!. 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.

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Instead, I studied the spreading abdellag in the Arab world since one century or more, and I classified it and concluded from each one its structure. When I speak about the necessity of taking a stance, I mean making a choice between this or that, not enforcing a specific choice.

Abdallah Laroui – Global Influence

He disagreed with those who argued that Islamic laaroui was different from others in essential ways; he abdelllah argued that history is a science and that the laws of history can be applied everywhere. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. The first is its insistence on keeping with its heritage, i. The first is criticizing heritage and accomplishing the epistemological break with it.

He became interested in the history of the Islamic world and studied contemporary Arabic thought as an independent scholar.

Books by Abdallah Laroui

By zbdellah this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He developed his ideas in La crise des intellectuels arabes: Moreover, we give up the game of assuming an imaginary reality taken as an ideal through which we judge those banners, because we believe that the easiest rout to the soule of any society is the collective of banners of that society.

A mental image that is not identical to its realistic origin, as a result of inappropriate comprehending tools. Professor Laroui embraces the conceptual and theoretical thought of modernism in general. It is abfellah consistent with its proclaimed purposes or inconsistent.

The second obstacle, in his view, is the belief – of Arab intellectuals – that it is possible to get into postmodernism by surpassing modernism, or taking a critical stance from it.


For reasons I need not detail here such an evolution will probably occur more easily in the “Ajam” countries of Asia than in the Arab Middle East and North Africa, not because the former are less religious but simply because the latter are on the whole less fortunate.

He briefly attended Qur’an school and then public school. Laroui expresses his pessimism about overcoming such modernity obstacles, as follows. On he defended successfully his PhD thesis titled: He calls for a liberal bourgeois state that opposes the authoritarian Islamic state and that allows for academic and artistic freedom.

The starting point in the philosophy of professor Abdallah Laroui is history. The frightening question is: 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 sufficient for accomplishing modernity transformation. Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. Fiction, criticism and the creative experience, Alzaman newapaper. This situation becomes clear from the following dialogue in which he draws attention to the necessity of taking a stance form the question of modernization.

He was, however, sympathetic to the view that the study of the “Orient” should be understood in the context of European imperial political interests, just as Arab cultural output should be understood in the context of Arab nationalism. His intellectual journey Professor Laroui started publishing on under the disguised name Abdallah Alrafedy when he published a play titled ‘The man of memory’ in the first issue of the new magazine ” Aqlam ” means Pens. To say that ‘modernism was an insurgence and ignorance of which its advocates have regretted’ is an obstacle that there is no way to eradicate.

A mental system shields reality due to difficulty or impossibly of analyzing such reality. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Volume three, covering the years towas published in Then the problem turns out to be, only, one that is related to consistency in methodology. The epistemological methodology in Laroui’s thought is based on two lines of thought.


He expresses the foundational side of his methodology as follows. The writings of Laroui are accordingly classified as part of the critical period, through which contemporary Arabic thought is passing. Rational thought is to be founded on clearly defined concepts upon which we can construct the whole rational construction. He expresses this position clearly in several places, for example, There is no justification to this call except one assumption that is extracted from history itself.

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Modernism, in his view, is equivalent to the meaning which Europe has known between the sixteenth and eighteenth centuries; i. Views Read Edit View history. Le Contre Culturel Arabe, A theoretical structure imported from another society, which functions as a model to guide praxis and to be realized within it….

The Crisis of the Arab Intellectual: For Laroui, intellectual Marxism is the abdellab and clearest way to grasp the analytical logic of historicism or the workings of history. Laroui expresses this dual form as followsI say that I write fictions and novels from one side and concept criticism from the other. He has for many years been abdellan active member of the Royal Society of Morocco. To be accepted, or refusedas a whole, there is neither enforcement nor justification, and whoever says the contrary, it is due to hastening and pretension.

In the second book there is an evolution to a higher level, which defines ‘Ideology’ lagoui respect to the historical role in which it appears. He argued that Arab intellectuals and leaders should understand that the underlying processes of history govern all societies and are not specific to any region or civilization.

We may choose between the style of, say, this economic school or that, but still, there is one basic methodology represents the basis for the lzroui of economics’. His book L’Histoire du Maghreb: