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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Arab intellectuals must break with traditionalism and work out—with the tools of historicism—new approaches to language reform and social policy.

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. The History of the Maghrib: This is because social reform undertakes time, and its development takes long time. On this level there is no choice: After an in-depth study of the Egyptian experience, enriched by his deep readings of the literature of the Moroccan National Movement as expressed in the writings of Allal Al- Fassi and Mohammad hassanLaroui’s project appeared comprehensive and critical.

If it became clear that the age of dictation be informed that… as well as the logic of the age of debate if he says the answer is…has been finished through the decline of its material, rational and social base. 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.

When I speak about the necessity of taking a stance, I mean making a choice between this or that, not enforcing a specific choice. List of writers Women writers Moroccan literature Arabic Tamazight. 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.

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He expresses the foundational side of his methodology as follows. 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. I said that this concept, with the meaning I used, is not a mere title, as a name for the linguistics or a hypothesis like that which mathematicians start from, rather, it is an epitomizing conceptual system, even more, it is the system in a concrete form.

The first is its insistence on keeping with its heritage, i. Retrieved April 28, Laroui expresses this dual form as followsI say that I write fictions and novels from one side and concept criticism from the other. Le Maroc et Hassan II: It is those, which is related to one of the components of modernity. The Future of Arabic Renaissance. Grammar is the logic of the Arabs as much as the logic is the grammar of the Greeks.

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I say that I write fictions and novels from one side and concept criticism from the other. The same strategy should secure the same results elsewhere. Arab Cultural Center, Many has cited Marx, but for political purposes only, I said that the useful Marx for us is the epitomizer, interpreter and theorizer of the general European thought, which represents modernism in all its manifestations.

This is the central concept in the thought of Laroui and we find it fused in almost all his works, he says.

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It was not enough to call for scientific or technological advance without a better understanding of history. We do not perform research in abstract non-limited concepts with respect to time and space; larouo, we do research in concepts that are used by a specific nationalistic contemporary group, the Arabic group.

The year represented a decisive mark in his thought as well as in the Moroccan thought in general. 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 adballah can absallah applied everywhere.


He worked afterwards as a professor in the faculty of literature in Rabat. Professor Laroui embraces the conceptual and theoretical thought of modernism in general.

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In this respect, he writes, The book ‘contemporary Arabic Ideology’ has been issued on Laroui expresses his pessimism about overcoming such modernity obstacles, as follows. He criticized the Orientalists who tended to stop with linguistic analysis. These conditions are, in reality, necessary for a specific position from history and society. You ask me what are the obstacles? He has for many years been an active member of the Royal Society of Morocco.

Les origines sociales et culturelles du nationalisme marocain, — [The social and cultural origins of Moroccan nationalism, —]. L’Exil Sindbad-Actes Sud, Is it possible to present new creative mechanisms that are more effective and can bridge the gab between exemplar and reality?

The Crisis of the Arab Intellectual: Well, the seeds were always there; we failed to see them before, but now we take notice and we cheer.

Cite this article Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography. If you look to the map of Morocco you will see that Morocco is an Island and we should extract from this all the results, our fate is that we live in an Island and we have to behave as inhabitants of an isolated Island. We call, today, for modernism from different portals, the portal of the state, the portal of the civil society, and the portal of political parties, and others.