This article introduces Malek Bennabi (–73), an Algerian Islamist in Bennabi’s Islamist nationalism rather than the pan-Islamism of the Muslim Brotherood. PDF | This article examines Malek Bennabi’s concept of civilisation and its equation. It undertakes a conceptual approach to Bennabi’s analysis. PDF | On Dec 1, , Badrane Benlahcene and others published The Socio- Intellectual Foundations of Malek Bennabi’s Approach to.

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The world had, therefore, entered a stage at which most of its problems could be solved only by certain systems of ideas. Muslims living in an underdeveloped country often felt that they were inferior to people living in a developed country. Chapter Two is an elaborate account of Malek Bennabi’s ideas on “al-Takhalluf” retardationdevelopment and social change in the Arab and Muslim world, and his analysis of the causes rather than symptoms of social and economic retardation as outlined in his nineteen books.

In another book, The Question of Culturehe said, the organisation of society, its life and movement, indeed, its deterioration and stagnation, all possessed a functional relation with the system of ideas found in that society.

Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. It will also discuss the intellectual elements that have influenced his thoughts and are reflected in his works. Although looking back to what had been achieved in the Golden Age of Islam is still relevant, what is more important is to be able to appreciate the political values and culture of models and systems implemented by past prophets, re-interpret and apply these to our contemporary society.

In order to satisfy his spiritual and material needs, a Muslim needed to feel that his industry and creativity would find reward. Le colonel Ali Kafi confirme ce point de vue This was the first time that protozoa were shown to be a cause of disease and his work helped inspire researchers and veterinarians today to try to find bnenabi cure for malaria in animals livre malek bennabi.

Liivre royal palace c. Entretien avec Ahmed Foitih ancien collaborateur de N. Enriching the society is part of dynamism in Islam. This development has not been strongly felt in many underdeveloped countries, for their inferiority complex created a warped infatuation with the criteria of power that was based on material things. To turn this feeling into an effective driving-force, Muslims needed to ascribe their backwardness to the level of ideas, not to that of “objects”, for the development of the new world depended increasingly on ideas and other such intellectual criteria.


Colonisation of minds has driven Muslims towards a state of moral and psychological decay.

Malek Bennabi wrote more than 25 books, all his works were written between The Quranic Phenomenon and Malek Bennabi — Arabic: In this, Bennabi again pointed out, “after Egypt ‘s humiliation in the Six-days bennabk in Bemnabiit is the ummah’ s global Muslim community understanding and worldview, its stock of ideas rather than of arms and ammunition’s, that needs to be renewed.

It demonstrates the singularity, comprehensiveness and profundity of his thought and the success be achieved in diagnosing the phenomenon of “al- Takhalluf” as “deprivation of civilization” rather than a consequence of colonialism, ignorance or poverty.

Malek Bennabi and his modern Islamic thought

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The study comprises an introduction, three chapters and the conclusion. This included aesthetic, ethical, pragmatic, and technical values.

Staff Students Library Press. Malek Bennabi — Arabic: From one of his works, Les Conditions de la Renaissancehe defined culture as the mode of being and becoming of a people. July Learn how and when to remove this template message. Every effort to get rid of “al-Takhalluf” was frustrated due to the fact that, rather than being directed to an malfk of the problem, such efforts usually focused on the symptoms and consequences.

It also includes recommendations towards a greater consideration of his work in order to reveal its more substantial aspects. As a result of this inferiority, Muslims ascribed this distance to the field of objects. Please help improve this article by mwlek citations to bennabii sources.

July Learn how and when to remove this template message. However, the twentieth century introduced a new development in which ideas were held in high esteem as national and international values.

This article needs additional citations for verification. He added that ideas influence the life of a given society in two different ways; either they are factors of growth of social life, or on the contrary, the role of factors of contagion, thus rendering social growth rather difficult or even impossible.

Muslim countries and societies were largely imperialized by the West. Man, soil raw material and time. Licre that system were to change in one way or another, all other social characteristics would follow suit and bennsbi in the same direction. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.


They assessed their situation as an abomination caused by the lack of weapons, aeroplanes and banks. In he was appointed to the first chair of history at the Sorbonne.

Malek Bennabi is ranked among the ,alek few who have profoundly and systematically contributed to the debate concerning the issue of development. In the discourse of this thesis, Malek Bennabi’s ideas will be compared to those expressed by geographers, economists, sociologists, and management scientists as well as to those specifically advocated by Arab and Muslim intellectuals, with a view to delineate the comprehensiveness of Malek Bennabi’s approach vis-a-vis his predecessors and contemporaries.

According to Malek Bennabi, the lack of new ideas in Islamic thought emerged what he coined civilizational bankruptcy. For a long time, Arab and Muslim writers and intellectuals have not been able to agree on clearly defined causes of “al-Takhalluf” social, cultural and economic retardation in their societies. One group attributed it to ignorance and illiteracy, while another lay the blame on the lack of technological know-how or colonialism etc.

Retrieved 30 September In order to satisfy malke spiritual maalek material needs, a Maleo needed to feel that his industry and creativity would find reward.

Conference of the Algerian Thinker Malek Bennabi

This article includes a list of referencesbut its sources remain unclear because it has insufficient inline citations. Alert Il faut malekk les champs obligatoire. His approach was simple, not parroting what had been discovered before his time, but rather, searching for what constitutes the essence of culture and the birth of civilization.

X whom he calls the imperialist enemies, many of his works are ceased from being published, some were lost or censored. However, the issue of development continued as a major preoccupation of a large section of Arab and Muslim intellectuals.

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