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PDF | This article examines Malek Bennabi’s concept of civilisation and its equation. It undertakes a conceptual approach to Bennabi’s analysis. Bin Nabi, Malik. (d. ). Algerian thinker and writer. Wrote over twenty books on Islamic, cultural, societal, and developmental issues. Produced all his books. Malek (Malik) Bennabi played a considerable role in the development of Islamic political, cultural, and religious thought and discourse during the 20th century.

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However, despite that success Malik Bennabi was not too happy because, according to him, his elementary school record was affected by racial discrimination. The issue of educating Algerians was a center of political controversy between the colons and the natives, and between the colons and France.

What motivated Bennabi to mmalik on the decay of Muslim civilization? He says, however, still retains for her good memoirs. Modern society had left this man hollow due to a stultifying lack of aspiration. Ideas, as a whole, form an important part of the means of development in a given society.

This dissertation is a study bennwbi the Algerian thinker Malik Bennabi. Indeed, with a strong contextual understanding of Bennabi and his writings, one can come to the conclusion that he definitely should be included in one of the greatest minds of Islamic intellectual history.

Malek Bennabi – Wikipedia

Despite his age and his inability to fully understand the event, its dimensions and its causes, he continuously used to pay attention on the event and its consequences.


Such a situation enabled him to get a modest job in the limits to met the daily needs of his family.

The influence of Tunisia, Egypt, and the Algerian immigrants on that awakening was evident. It explains Bennabi’s use of history and sociology in developing his theory of the three stages of civilization. From a historical point of view, Malik Bennabi describes, in his memoirs, the period of his birth as a point of linking, or more exactly a point of contact and a period of transition between two historical stages, he says: This article needs additional citations for verification.

This entry has no external links. However, the twentieth century introduced a new development in which ideas were held in high esteem as national and international values.

MALEK (mALIK) Bennabi: Thinker, Philosopher, Revivalist – Home

This was truly not a failure of Islam, but because Muslims and those in governance abandoned the true understanding of what Islamic values connoted. In underdeveloped countries, which were still within the sphere of influence of the superpowers, arms and oil revenues were no longer sufficient to support that influence. Rather, he became more attracted by the mosque to perform the daily prayers as well as the weekly Friday prayer and particularly in the holidays.

Sign in Create an account. Yih-Hsien Yu – – Philosophy and Culture 35 6: X whom he calls the imperialist enemies, many of his works are ceased from being published, some were lost or censored. This included aesthetic, ethical, pragmatic, and technical values. John Farrenkopf – – Thesis Eleven 62 1: He took a psychological approach to understanding the history of Muslim civilization.


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Dynamics of World History. According to Malek Bennabi, the lack of new ideas in Islamic thought emerged what he coined civilizational bankruptcy.

His research of the history of Islamic cultural development led him to an understanding that there had according to his writings, ever since the 14th century a gradual decline of civilization in intellectual, economic, social, and political realms in the Islamic world. July Learn how and when to remove this template message.

My grandfather sold all his properties and left Algeria to stay in Tarabuls al Bennnabi in Libya around a. Malik Bennabi witnessed the consequences of the French invasion of Algeria. The world had, therefore, entered a stage at which most of its problems could be solved only by certain systems of ideas. On the social level, it would lead to what we have elsewhere called takdis heaping-up. From one of his works, Les Conditions mlaik la Renaissancehe defined culture as the mode of being and becoming of a people.

It examines the similarity and differences between Bennabi and both Ibn Khaldoun and Toynbee. These studies proved to be formative and influential in the shaping of his political, religious, and sociological thought.

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