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Author Abu-RabiÊ», Ibrahim M.

Title Contemporary Arab thought : studies in post-1967 Arab intellectual history / Ibrahim M. Abu-RabiÊ»
Published London ; Sterling, Va. : Pluto Press, 2004

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Description xvii, 485 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Foreword / Ghada Talhami -- Pt. 1. Themes -- 1. The Scope and Limitation of Post-1967 Arab Thought -- 2. Contemporary Arab Intellectual Trends -- 3. Secularism and its Hazards: The Recent Debate in the Arab World -- 4. Contemporary Arab Philosophical 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 Thought and Globalization -- Pt. 2. Thinkers -- 9. Rashid al-Ghannushi and the Questions of Shari'ah and Civil Society -- 10. Muslim Self-Criticism in Contemporary Arab Thought: The Case of Shaykh Muhammad al-Ghazali -- 11. Islam and Muslims in Crisis -- 12. Towards a Critical Arab Reason: The Contributions of Muhammad 'Abid al-Jabiri -- 13. Towards Modern Arab Reason -- 14. Costantine Zurayk and the Search for Arab Nationalism
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 453-481) and index
Subject Arab nationalism.
Secularism -- Arab countries.
Islamic renewal.
Islam and politics -- Arab countries.
Globalization.
Arab countries -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
LC no. 2003010260
ISBN 0745321704
0745321690 paperback