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I picked up this book at the Sophia Bookstore (مكتبة صوفية) in #Kuwait a few months ago - an excellent bookshop btw with knowledgable staff especially on #philosophy - short thread on #Foucault and #contemporary_philosophy 1/ Image
The author Zouaoui Beghoura (الزواوي بغوره) is an Algerian Professor of philosophy at Kuwait University where he has taught since 2002 and is a leading specialist on Michel #Foucault (1926-1984) having translated a number of his works 2/ ImageImageImageImage
Most of these works were published by #DaralTalia in #Beirut and this one was also first published there in 2005 3/
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The Egyptian philosopher ʿAbd al-Rahman al-Badawi (1917-2002) is perhaps one of the most underrated thinkers of #ContemporaryArabThought - a major #Heideggerian_existentialist #Sufism and #IslamicPhilosophy specialist who studied at Fuad I (later #Cairo) University 1/
Many of us who study #IslamicThought know him for his editions of #ArabicAristotle #ArabicPlato #ArabicPlotinus as well as editions of the work of #Avicenna #IbnSabin #SiwanalHikma and others - without his efforts we would not have editions of the #PlotinianaArabica 2/
In the 1930s he studied in Cairo and obtained his PhD in 1944 supervised by #AlexandreKoyré (1892-1964) on the notion of 'existential time' that engages with #Heidegger - this like his other early works was published by #DaralNahdaalMisriya 3/
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Sometimes when I focus on #IslamicIntellectualHistory I miss what is obviously there so my recent forays into #ContemporaryArabThought illuminate much and in that vein only just encountered this recent classic… 1/
Elizabeth Suzanne Kassab teaches @doha_institute… and elucidates pre-67 and post-67 better than most 2/
Here is a useful review… by Yoav Di-Capua @UTAustin 3/
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more books in #covid19times Mouchir Basile Aoun, Professor of Philosophy @LebaneseUni wrote this work around a decade ago on the problematic reception of #Heidegger in #ContemporaryArabThought 1/ ImageImageImage
Aoun discusses the book in this short video on the ontological problematic
#ContemporaryArabThought 2/ ImageImageImage
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#Ourya argues that too much attention has been paid to #salafis and #traditionalists and #IslamicRevival and not enough on the critical engagement with #tradition in contemporary thought 2/
#Laraoui is presented as a modernist seeking to refute #salafi logic and its vision of history in order to allow for an embrace of modernity by contemporary Arab thinkers 3/
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#Taha_Abderrahmane doctorat de 3e cycle from #Sorbonne on logical and semantic analyses of #being #contemporaryArabThought 1/ ImageImageImageImage
The ToC #Taha_Abderrahmane 2/ ImageImageImageImage
The appendix includes a translation of the famous debate between #alSirafi and #MattaIbnYunus also he did an article much later in #Arabica on that #Taha_Abderrahmane 3/ Image
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