Contemporary Arab Thought: Studies in Post-1967 Arab Intellectual History / Edition 1

Contemporary Arab Thought: Studies in Post-1967 Arab Intellectual History / Edition 1

by Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi
     
 

Leading scholars discuss ideology and hotly contested post-structuralist theory.See more details below

Overview

Leading scholars discuss ideology and hotly contested post-structuralist theory.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745321691
Publisher:
Pluto Press
Publication date:
11/20/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 9.06(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


Ibrahim M. Abu-Rabi' is the holder of the Edmonton Council of Muslim Communities Chair of Islamic Studies at the University of Alberta. His many books include Intellectual Origins of Islamic Resurgence in the Modern Arab World (1996), Islam at the Crossroads (2003), The Blackwell Companion to Contemporary Islamic Thought (2006), and Contemporary Arab Thought (Pluto Press, 2005).

Table of Contents

Foreword by Ghada Talhami

PART ONE
THEMATIC SECTION

Introduction: Major Themes of the Book

1. The Scope and Limitation of Post-1967 Arab Intellectual History
2. Contemporary Arab Intellectual Trends
3. Secularism and its Hazards: The Recent Debate in the Arab World
4. Contemporary Arab Views of Secularism
5. Formation of Contemporary Identities: Nationalism and Islamism in Contemporary Arab Thought
6. Traditional Values, Social Change and the Contemporary Arab Personality
7. Globalization: A Contemporary Islamic Response?
8. Contemporary Arab View of Globalization

PART TWO
THINKERS’ SECTION

1. Rashid Ghannoushi [of Tunisia] and the Questions of Shari’ah and Civil Society
2. Muslim Self-Criticism in Contemporary Arab Thought:
The Case of Shaykh Muhammad al-Ghazali (1916-1996)
3. Islam and Muslims in Crisis
4. Toward a Critical Arab Reason: The Contributions of Muhammad ‘Abid al-Jabiri
5. Critical Arab Reason
6. Costantine Zurayk and the Search for Arab Nationalism
7. Mahdi ‘Amil and the Unfinished Project of Arab Marxism
8. Abdallah Laroui: From Objective Marxism to Liberal Etatism

Conclusions
Bibliography
Index

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