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Arab civilization : challenges and responses : studies in honor of Constantine K. Zurayk

Author: Qusṭanṭīn Zurayq; Ibrahim M Oweiss
Publisher: Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Qusṭanṭīn Zurayq; Qusṭanṭīn Zurayq; Qusṭanṭīn Zurayq
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Qusṭanṭīn Zurayq; Ibrahim M Oweiss
ISBN: 0887066984 9780887066986 0887066992 9780887066993
OCLC Number: 16228228
Notes: "Some of the studies were originally written in Arabic and French but have been translated into English. Only one text offered as a critical edition was left in the original Arabic"--Editors' notes.
Description: xii, 365 pages : portrait ; 24 cm
Contents: Part one : The man and his work --
Constantine K. Zurayk : advocate of rationalism in modern Arab thought / Hani A. Faris --
Humanism and secularism in the modern Arab heritage : the ideas of al-Kawākibī and Zurayk / George N. Atiyeh --
Part two : The classical heritage --
On the use of Islamic history : an essay / Muhsin Mahdi --
The expression of historicity in the Koran / Jacques Berque --
Equity and Islamic law / Majid Khadduri --
The devolution of the perfect state : Plato, Ibn Rushd, and Ibn Khaldun / Majid Fakhry --
al-Khwārizmī's concept of algebra / Roshdi Rashed --
Ibn Khaldun, the father of economics / Ibrahim M. Oweiss --
A Mamlūk "Magna Carta" / Aziz Sourial Atiya --
Part three : The modern age : challenges and responses --
The memoirs of Nubar Pasha as a source for the social history of Egypt / Charles Issawi --
The neopatriarchal discourse : language and discourse in contemporary Arab society / Hisham Sharabi --
The interplay between social and cultural change : the case of Germany and the Arab Middle East / Bassam Tibi --
Criticism and the heritage : Adonis as an advocate of a new Arab culture / Mounah A. Khouri --
A.hmad Amīn and ʼAbbs̄ Maḥmūd al-ʼAqqād between al-Qadīm and al-Jadīd : European challenge and Islamic response / Ibrahim Ibrahim --
Amīn al-Rīḥānī and King ʼAbdul-ʼAziz Ibn Saʼūd / Irfan Shahid --
A reinterpretation of the origins and aims of the Great Syrian Revolt, 1925-27 / Philip S. Khoury --
The social and economic structure of Bāb-al-Muṣallā (al-Mīdān), Damascus, 1825-75 / Abdul Karim Rafeq --
Imperial Germany : a view from Damascus / Samir M. Seikaly --
The Egyptian press under Nasser and al-Sadat / Fauzi M. Najjar.
Responsibility: edited by Ibrahim M. Oweiss.

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