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)

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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