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As a Muslim he adopted the name “Ragaa” and became a prominent Islamic commentator and supporter of the Livrs cause. Paperbackpages. What distance is there between my thought and me? Garaudy appealed this decision to the European Court of Human Rightsbut his appeal was rejected as inadmissible.

La transcendance, livrex un marxiste, n’est jamais absolue: Hasnaa DA rated it liked it Sep 01, As a result, the relation between the sensory and the rational became a mystery, for the mathematical model of the world is in fact an impoverished one produced by eliminating both the sensory qualities of the known object and the initiative of the knowing subject. Six years earlier, inGaraudy had published a detailed study of Hegel under the title Dieu est mort ‘God is dead’.

And if it existed, what thought process could cross it? Nevertheless, in his view, to be a realist is not to imitate the image of the real, but to imitate its activity; it is not to give an exact copy or duplicate of things, events or men, but to participate in the creative act of a world which is in the process of maturing, to discover its inner rhythm. When we recollect Garaudy’s earlier attraction to Teilhard de Chardin, it is hardly surprising that as a Muslim he became an ardent champion of Ibn Arabi.


Anfel Bourouina rated it it was amazing Dec 13, Marxism poses the same questions as Christianity but, because it is a critical philosophy, it does not consider itself authorised to transform the questions into an answer.

He defended the claim of Lysenko, the Soviet botanist, that acquired characteristics may be inherited; he explained the emergence of consciousness in terms of Pavlovian reflexes; and he toed the orthodox Soviet line that knowledge is a reflection of reality, or in other words, as Lenin put it, that the objective laws of nature are translated more or less exactly into man’s head.

Return to Book Page. Moreover this unity is not a matter of being but of praxis. As a member of the Communist Party, Garaudy was confident that Communism alone would create the real conditions of a society where love will cease to be a hope or a moral law to become the objective law of society in its entirety. Moreover, there was no need for him to revise his opinion of the deleterious effect of the Romanisation of the Church and the hellenisation of its doctrine; for such views have a respectable Muslim pedigree reaching back to Abd al-Jabbar, the eleventh-century cadi of Raiy.

In the s, when he was still a member of the Communist party, he had been active in Marxist-Christian dialogue. He later taught in Poitiers from This page was last edited on 30 Decemberat In his work on Marxist aesthetics, he combated the narrowness of ‘socialist realism’, seeking the point where the act of artistic creation, the act of faith in a socialist future, and political action, coincided.

Cordoue, capitale de l’esprit Paris: Garaudy wrote more than 50 books, mainly on political philosophy and Marxism.

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There is no reality apart from him. The reasons for this temporary lapse are unclear but Garaudy’s memoirs, which were published three years earlier, contain a number of possible clues.

Garaudy subsequently adopted a more positive attitude towards religion when he became aware of the subtlety of Marx’s thought. This leads me to mention a second liivres factor in his conversion, namely his commitment to revolution. Garaudy maintains that Descartes’s highly individualistic philosophy underlies modern Western culture and has led to man’s progressive alienation from nature and to the fragmentation of society.


He identified that contribution as ‘transcendence and community’, two essential dimensions which Western man has lost because of the exaltation of individualism.

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In Garaudy’s earliest account of the above-mentioned incident, however, his discovery of the transcendent values of Graudy is overshadowed by his recollection of the feeling of elation caused by the group solidarity of the prisoners and their fraternal relations with the guards. We are therefore justified in asking whether his conversion to Islam involved a genuine change in his beliefs about God or whether his references to ‘God the creator’ are simply another way of expressing his faith in humanity’s creative power to transform the world.

Between my action and me? In Parole d’homme ‘Man’s Word’published in that year, he quoted with approval Hegel’s description of Christ as the man in whom the unity of God and man has appeared, who has shown by his death and his history in general the eternal history of rogfr Spirit. Mohammed marked it as to-read Feb 26, Lubna rated it liked it Sep 22, He reportedly sent a videotaped message supporting Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ‘s view that Israel should cease to exist.

Religion’s greatness is its need to answer these questions, but its weakness lies in its claim to give definitive and dogmatic answers when they are in fact provisional.

Views Read Edit View history. Of course, Blondel and De Chardin ostensibly believed in God, whereas Garaudy spoke of himself as an atheist.