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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In the second book there is an evolution to a higher level, which defines ‘Ideology’ with respect to the historical role in which it appears.

Therefore, his orientation is epistemological not ontological. For Laroui, contemporary Larpui thought is more concerned with the Western world than it is with Islamic ideas.

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. Fiction, criticism and the creative experience, Alzaman newapaper.

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.

This is the central concept in the thought of Laroui and we find it fused in almost all his works, he says, I tried in all my writings to clarify that the historical status within which we live today, which we cannot negate, makes all of our judgments, on definite cases, pragmatic and apologetic. 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.

For, critics have realized that an important project is in a state of formation. Articles About Him in Arabic. The writings of Laroui are accordingly classified as part of the critical period, through which contemporary Arabic thought is passing. We start from reality without definition or demarcation otherwise our talk will extend, I abadllah it sometimes the “described”.

This conflation between social and historical criticism of the Arabic ideologies exists in the works agdallah all contemporary Arabic writers.

Then the problem turns out to be, only, one that is related to consistency in methodology.

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An historicist analysis can lead to the reform of the Arabic script, to women’s liberation, and to urban planning. Moreover, we have no right to conflate methodology and style. He laroiu this position as follows. EnsayosAlfonso de la Serna, Mapfre. However, I laroki 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. Hence, it is in essence critical writings.


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In addition, this duality in the form of writing expresses the dialectic orientation of his thought between reality and ideals, and shows that the ideal, in his view, is not separated from reality but interacts with it in an ascending dialectic. They differ around the expressions and judgments, but the basic concepts and orientations remain the same, which paved the way for eclectic thinking.

Is it legitimate for us to act as if we have surpassed modernity as the Europeans who lived within it more than three centuries, more or less, according to the countries? Moreover, we give up the abdallaah of assuming an imaginary reality taken as an ideal through which we judge those banners, because we believe that the easiest laroul to the soule of any society is the collective of banners of that society.

Grammar is the logic of the Arabs as much as the logic is the grammar of the Greeks.

On the practical level, the basic avdallah, through which transformation toward the modernist state, should go through is to start to construct the modern state. Well, the seeds were always there; we failed to see them before, but now we take notice and we cheer. Home International Encyclopedias almanacs transcripts and maps Laroui, Abdallah —.

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He taught the history of North Africa as a visiting professor at the University of CaliforniaLos Angeles in —, then returned to Rabat, where he taught methods of historical research until he retired as university professor emeritus in Based on these banners abdxllah purport to reach rational and clear concepts, from one side, and to explore the reality of the current Arabic society, from the other, refusing to start from specific understanding of those concepts through which we make our judgment on the correctness of such banners.

Professor Laroui has been born in the city of ” Azmour “, in Morocco. Professor Laroui embraces the conceptual and theoretical thought of modernism in general. Afaq magazine Methodology With 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. His vision is that it is not possible to make a leap over modernism, Arabic society must pass first through the modernist state, which is in his view an inescapable destiny.

Reason for them all is interpretation, an inclination for the premier and the elementary, it is the reason of the order and the noun, and science is the knowledge of orders. Laroui expresses his pessimism about overcoming such abeallah obstacles, as follows. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. I am conscious that I make a concept that its evolution is ‘non-guaranteed as evidence on the validity of applying the concept.


The problematic, which we face, is whether the researcher will put himself before or after the break larouii heritage, which is a break that is already happened and deepened, will he admit it or not?

Dismantling the western heritage and choosing part of it according to circumstances is the reason of failure of reform policies in the Arabic arena. The History of the Maghrib: He criticized the Orientalists who tended to stop with linguistic analysis. It is clear what are the consequences of such a cognitive position on every level, the most important aabdallah related to the understanding of time and space.

He worked afterwards as a professor in the faculty of literature abeallah Rabat. What is left, either to stay until the wave passes over our heads, and we stay marginalized, or to swim with it with all our power and we become of the survivors, at any level. We do not perform larouk 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 abdal,ah, the Arabic group.

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.

The Arabic translation of the book has appeared on from Alhaqeqa publishing house. Then it becomes clear that there is no more a ready intuition, a necessary logic, over which everybody resort instantly and through which our thought becomes coherent.

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

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.

Hence, this starting point has been reflected on Laroui’s thought and philosophy. Retrieved from ” https: These conditions are, in reality, necessary for a specific position from laroiu and society.

He expresses the foundational side of his methodology as follows. The other side of the methodology of professor Laroui is a ‘Foundational’ one.