Mohammed Abed al-Jabri

Mohammad Abed al-Jabri
Born December 27, 1935
Figuig, Morocco
Died May 3, 2010
Casablanca, Morocco
Nationality Moroccan
Alma mater University of Mohammad V
Notable work The critique of the Arab Mind
Awards Ibn Rushd Prize
Region Arab world
Main interests
Arab reason, Ibn Khaldun

Mohammed Abed Al Jabri (Arabic: محمد عابد الجابري; 27 December 1935 – 3 May 2010 Rabat) was a Moroccan critic and professor of philosophy and Islamic thought in Mohammed V University in Rabat. He was also an expert in Arabic and Arabic literature. He is considered to have been one of the major intellectual figures in the contemporary Arab world.[1] He is also known for his academic project "The critique of the Arab Mind". He published several influential books on the Arab philosophical tradition.[2]


Jabri was born on 27 December 1935 in Figuig, Morocco.[3] he received a bachelor's degree in philosophy from the University of Mohammed V in 1967.[3] He also obtained a PhD in philosophy from the same university in 1970.[3]


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  1. University of Texas Press
  2. Sonja Hegasy, "Mohammed Abed al-Jabri, Pioneering Figure in a New Arab Enlightenment" at, 06 May 2010
  3. 1 2 3 "Mohammed Abed al-Jabri". Ibn Rushd Organization. Retrieved 10 October 2014.
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