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The Resource Contemporary Arab thought : cultural critique in comparative perspective, Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab

Contemporary Arab thought : cultural critique in comparative perspective, Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab

Label
Contemporary Arab thought : cultural critique in comparative perspective
Title
Contemporary Arab thought
Title remainder
cultural critique in comparative perspective
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
909/.0974927082
Index
index present
LC call number
DS36.8
LC item number
.K356 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Contemporary Arab thought : cultural critique in comparative perspective, Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-472) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Cultural malaise and cultural identity in twentieth-century western, postcolonial, and Arab debates -- The first modern Arab cultural Renaissance or Nahda : from the mid-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century -- Critique after the 1967 defeat -- The existential dramatization of critique the day after the defeat : Saadallah Wannous's theatrical oeuvre -- Humanistic nationalism and critical reason : Qustantin Zurayq -- The critique of religious-metaphysical thought : Sadeq Jalal al-Azm -- The critique of ideology and historicization : Abdallah Laroui -- Gendering critique : Nawal el-Saadawi and the late-twentieth-century Arab feminists -- The radicalization of critique and the call for democracy : reclaiming the individual's critical faculties -- Marxist, epistemological, and psychological readings of major conferences on cultural decline, renewal, and authenticity -- The Cairo Conference of 1971 : authenticity and renewal in contemporary Arab culture -- The Kuwait conference of 1974 : the crisis of civilizational development in the Arab homeland -- The Cairo Conference of 1984 : heritage and the challenges of the age in the Arab homeland : authenticity and contemporaneity -- Critique in these conferences : the fixation on tradition and the intellectualization of the malaise -- Critique in Islamic theology -- From the unthought and the unthinkable to the thinkable : Mohammed Arkoun -- The historicity of revelation and the struggle for thought in the time of Anathema : Nasr Hamid abu Zayd -- Feminist historicization of religious traditions : Nazira Zain al-Din, Fatima Mernissi, and Leila Ahmed -- An Islamic theology of liberation : the Islamic left of Hassan Hanafi -- A Christian Arab theology of liberation : Naim Ateek and Mitri Raheb in Palestine-Israel -- On the potential for critique in traditional Islam : Talal Asad's analysis of the public criticism by Ulemas in Saudi Arabia -- Islamic critique and the cultural malaise -- Secular critique -- Critique of the exclusive monopoly over true Islam : Farag Fouda -- The importance of keeping the debate on the human level : Fouad Zakariyya -- Critique of the essentialist and romantic conception of identity : Aziz al-Azmeh -- Critique of the Islamicization of knowledge and the quest for an indigenous social science : Bassam Tibi, Abdelkebir Khatibi, and Hisham Sharabi -- Critique of the conciliatory pattern of thinking : Muhammad Jaber al-Ansari, Hisham Sharabi, and Nadeem Naimy -- Secularism, democracy, and cultural critique -- Recentering the historical, the human, and the partial : the secular call for democracy and human rights -- Breaking the postcolonial solitude : Arab motifs in comparative perspective -- The western debates -- The non-western postcolonial debates -- Common leitmotivs and Arab specificities -- Shifting priorities -- Conclusion: The new Nahda impulses, reclaiming the right to freedom and life
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 496 p.
Isbn
9780231144889
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009024406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn320799236
  • (OCoLC)ocn506696007
Label
Contemporary Arab thought : cultural critique in comparative perspective, Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [365]-472) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Cultural malaise and cultural identity in twentieth-century western, postcolonial, and Arab debates -- The first modern Arab cultural Renaissance or Nahda : from the mid-nineteenth century to the mid-twentieth century -- Critique after the 1967 defeat -- The existential dramatization of critique the day after the defeat : Saadallah Wannous's theatrical oeuvre -- Humanistic nationalism and critical reason : Qustantin Zurayq -- The critique of religious-metaphysical thought : Sadeq Jalal al-Azm -- The critique of ideology and historicization : Abdallah Laroui -- Gendering critique : Nawal el-Saadawi and the late-twentieth-century Arab feminists -- The radicalization of critique and the call for democracy : reclaiming the individual's critical faculties -- Marxist, epistemological, and psychological readings of major conferences on cultural decline, renewal, and authenticity -- The Cairo Conference of 1971 : authenticity and renewal in contemporary Arab culture -- The Kuwait conference of 1974 : the crisis of civilizational development in the Arab homeland -- The Cairo Conference of 1984 : heritage and the challenges of the age in the Arab homeland : authenticity and contemporaneity -- Critique in these conferences : the fixation on tradition and the intellectualization of the malaise -- Critique in Islamic theology -- From the unthought and the unthinkable to the thinkable : Mohammed Arkoun -- The historicity of revelation and the struggle for thought in the time of Anathema : Nasr Hamid abu Zayd -- Feminist historicization of religious traditions : Nazira Zain al-Din, Fatima Mernissi, and Leila Ahmed -- An Islamic theology of liberation : the Islamic left of Hassan Hanafi -- A Christian Arab theology of liberation : Naim Ateek and Mitri Raheb in Palestine-Israel -- On the potential for critique in traditional Islam : Talal Asad's analysis of the public criticism by Ulemas in Saudi Arabia -- Islamic critique and the cultural malaise -- Secular critique -- Critique of the exclusive monopoly over true Islam : Farag Fouda -- The importance of keeping the debate on the human level : Fouad Zakariyya -- Critique of the essentialist and romantic conception of identity : Aziz al-Azmeh -- Critique of the Islamicization of knowledge and the quest for an indigenous social science : Bassam Tibi, Abdelkebir Khatibi, and Hisham Sharabi -- Critique of the conciliatory pattern of thinking : Muhammad Jaber al-Ansari, Hisham Sharabi, and Nadeem Naimy -- Secularism, democracy, and cultural critique -- Recentering the historical, the human, and the partial : the secular call for democracy and human rights -- Breaking the postcolonial solitude : Arab motifs in comparative perspective -- The western debates -- The non-western postcolonial debates -- Common leitmotivs and Arab specificities -- Shifting priorities -- Conclusion: The new Nahda impulses, reclaiming the right to freedom and life
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xiv, 496 p.
Isbn
9780231144889
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009024406
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn320799236
  • (OCoLC)ocn506696007

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