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The official site of Iranian scholar and intellectual, Prof. Abdolkarim Soroush. Contains articles, lectures and interviews.
Contains articles by Dr. Abdulaziz Sachedina, Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Virginia.
Abdullah Saeed is Sultan of Oman Professor of Arab and Islamic Studies, and Director of Asia Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia. His research interests include: (a) approaches to the interpretation of the Qur’an today; (b) reform of classical Islamic law; (c) Islam and human rights; (d) Islam and Muslims in the West; and (e) modern Islamic thought.
Downloadable publications by Sudanese scholar, Prof. Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na’im, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law at Emory Law School.
Official website of ex-Indonesian President, Nahdatul Ulama (NU) leader and Muslim intellectual, Abdurrahman Wahid, or more affectionately known as Gus Dur. Contains some of his opinion pieces.
A virtual online library that stores extensive materials on one of the greatest Muslim philosopher, mystic and jurist, Abu Hamid Muhammad ibn Muhammad al-Ghazali. Contains e-texts of his famous works, including Ihya’ ‘Ulum al-din(Revivification of the Religious Sciences), al-Munqidh min al-dalal (Deliverance from Error) and Tahafut al-Falasifa (Incoherence of the Philosophers).
Abu’l Walid Ibn Rushd (Averroes)
Contains extensive resources on Averroes, one of the greatest Muslim rationalist, philosopher and thinker, including e-texts of his important works, Tahafut at-Tahafut (Incoherence of the Incoherence) and Kitab Fasal al-Maql (On the Harmony of Religion and Philosophy).
One of most important people on Islamic thought reform in Indonesia.
Malaysia’s leading international civil society advocate and activist in the area of consumer rights, health environment, human rights and social ethics. Founder and prime mover of many local and global movements and served in UN Advisory Commitee on Nutrition. Winner of Right Livelihood Award (the ‘alternative’ Nobel Prize) in 1982.
Prof. Azyumardi Azra is considered as one of the leading Muslim intellectual and historian in Southeast Asia. He is Rector of State Islamic University (UIN), Jakarta. This site contains some of his articles and conference papers.
Contains articles, speeches and interviews by Prof. Cornel West. Prof. West is an American scholar, theologian, social critic and public intellectual. He is a Professor of Religion and African-American Studies at Princeton University, USA.
One of the most important “third generation” critical theorists in the tradition of the Frankfurt School, Kellner was an early theorist of the field of critical media literacy and has been a leading theorist of media culture generally. This site contains the full texts of many of his previous books and essays, as well as a number of streaming audio and video files.
Extensive archive of articles by and about Edward Said, published in various columns and journals.
Contains some articles by German humanist, Dr. Erich Fromm. He was a prominent psychologist, psychoanalyst, psychotherapist and sociologist. The site is hosted by The International Erich Fromm Society.
Farish A. Noor
Dr. Farish Noor is a Malaysian scholar-activist and social commentator. He is a political scientist and currently based at the Center for Modern Orient Studies, Berlin. The Other Malaysia site contains some of his social critiques on various issues.
Fathi Aris Omar
One of Malaysia’s leading public intellectual who pioneered Malaysiakini.com. For his role in advocating press freedom and democratic public sphere, Fathi Aris Omar received the Press Freedom Award from Reporter sans Frontieres (RSF) in 2000. He now leads a group of young activists who gathered under the network of Komunite Seni Jalan Telawi (KsJT). This site contains articles written for ummahonline.com, commenting on issues on Islam and society.
Professor of Sociology at University of Kent, and author of Politics of Fear, Where Have All the Intellectuals Gone?, Therapy Culture, Paranoid Parenting and Culture of Fear. Furedi’s research is oriented towards the study of the workings of precautionary culture and risk aversion in Western societies. Furedi’s books and articles offer an authoritative yet lively account of key developments in contemporary cultural life.
Goenawan Mohamad is one of Indonesia’s most prominent journalist, public intellectual and culturalist. His blog is an archive of his weekly column, Catatan Piggir, in Tempo magazine.
A postcolonial thinker, cultural critic and Hagop Kevorkian Professor of Iranian Studies and Comparative Literature at Columbia University in New York. His work deals with culture, politics, medieval and modern Islam, comparative literature, world cinema, and the philosophy of art.
Juliet B. Schor
One of the leading American critics of the consumer culture, Juliet B. Schor is a Professor of Sociology at Boston College and had been consultant at the World Institute for Development Economics Research and the United Nations Development Program.
A blog archiving some of Kassim Ahmad’s essays and commentaries. Kassim Ahmad is one of Malaysia’s foremost public intellectual whose views cover a range of issues from socio-politics to religion.
Contains e-texts of some of Leo Tolstoy’s writings, including his important work, The Kingdom of God is Within You. Tolstoy was a Christian humanist and one of Russia’s great writers and thinkers.
Contains e-books of Prof. Leonard Swidler, Professor of Catholic Thought and Interreligious Dialogue in Temple University. He is also the co-founder and co-director of the Global Dialogue Institute.
Lily Zakiyah Munir
Contains articles by Indonesian human rights and gender studies scholar, Dr. Lily Zakiyah. She is the Director of Center for Pesantren and Democracy Studies in Jombang, East Java.
An emerging Indonesian intellectual who lectures in Paramadina University and Director of Freedom Institute. Dr. Luthfi is co-founder of Indonesia’s Liberal Islam Network (JIL). This site contains some of his articles, essays and interviews.
Mahmoud Muhammad Taha
Site dedicated to the life and thought of reformist Muslim thinker and leader of The Republican Party in Sudan, al-Ustaadh Mahmoud Muhammad Taha. Al-Ustaadh Mahmoud was executed in 1985 on the charge of apostasy in a politically-motivated move by ex-President Numeiri of Sudan.
Contains some of Max Weber’s important works, including The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism and The Sociology of Religion. Max Weber is regarded as a founder of modern sociology.
Interviews and writings by Iranian scholar-cleric, Mohsen Kadivar, faculty member in Department of Philosophy at Tarbiat Modares University.
The official site of Pakistani Muslim thinker and a poet-philosopher, Allama Muhammad Iqbal. Site hosted by the Iqbal Academy of Pakistan. Contains complete text of his magnum opus, The Reconstruction of Religious Thought in Islam and some of his famous poems.
Mohammed ‘Abed al-Jabri
Al-Jabri is an important contemporary Moroccan thinker-philosopher who called for a re-examination of Arab heritage (al-turath) and Reason. He is a proponent of Averroism and believes that Muslims should recapture the rationalism of Ibn Rushd (Averroes). Official site is in Arabic, with a few French and English articles.
Syirian intelectual and writter Al-Kitab wa Al-Quran: Qiraah Muashirah.
Dr. Muqtedar Khan is Assistant Professor of Political Science and Chair of Political Science Department, Adrian College, Michigan. This site hosts some of his writings on Islam and global affairs.
Site dedicated to political and human rights activist, Nadia Yassine, who is also daughter of the founder of the Moroccan movement, Justice and Spirituality Association. Contains her lectures, interviews and articles.
Nikolai A. Berdyaev
Online translated works and articles of Russian thinker, Nikolai Alexandrovich Berdyaev.
The official site of Prof. Noam Chomsky, American critic and Institute Professor Emeritus of Lingustics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Contains extensive archive of articles, audio and video files, debates and letters.
This website is developed as a resource for students of critical pedagogy. Contains the Journal of Education Policy Studies, a list of his recent and forthcoming books, as well as several online articles.
Stanley Aronowitz has taught at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York since 1983. He studies labor, social movements, science and technology, education, social theory and cultural studies and is director of the Center for the Study of Culture, Technology and Work at the Graduate Center. This site contains several of his recent articles.
Sulak Sivaraksa is a prominent Thai intellectual and social critic, as well as a proponent of ‘engaged Buddhism’, a social justice movement based on the principles of Buddhism. This site contains his writings and speeches.
Fr. Thomas Michel
Contains articles written by Father Thomas Michel, SJ, a Jesuit priest and proponent of interreligious dialogue. He is a Secretary of Jesuit Secretariat for Interreligious Dialogue in Rome.
Maulana Waris Mazhari
Collection of writings by New Delhi-based Maulana Waris Mazhari, editor of Urdu monthly magazine, ‘Tarjuman Dar ul-Uloom‘, the official organ of Deoband Madrasa’s Graduates’ Association.
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