Celal Nuri's concepts of Westernization and religion

  title={Celal Nuri's concepts of Westernization and religion},
  author={Ş. Tufan Buzpinar},
  journal={Middle Eastern Studies},
  pages={247 - 258}
Recent years have witnessed some in-depth studies on the history of modern Turkish thought. Of particular interest are those by M. Şükrü Hanio glu and _ Ismail Kara, who contributed substantially to our knowledge of ideological movements during the last phase of theOttomanState and the early period of theTurkishRepublic. Hanio glu’s studies on Garbcılık (Westernization) and Kara’s studies on _ Islamcılık (Islamism) converged on three important points: first, although their names are… 
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Abdullah Cevdet and the Garbcılık Movement
  • Hanio glu's views on this point are supported by other studies. See, for
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Dergah Yayınları, 2002); Din ile Modernleşme Arasında: Ça gdaş Türk Düşüncesinin Meseleleri (Istanbul: Dergah Yayınları, 2004)
  • For pioneering studies on the Westernism and Islamism see T.Z. Tunaya, ‘Amme Hukukumuz Bakımından _ Ikinci Meşrutiyetin Siyasi Tefekküründe ‘Garbcılık’ Cereyanı’, _ Istanbul Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Mecmuası, Vol.XIV (1948), pp.585–630; idem, _ Islamcılık Cereyanı (Istanbul: Baha matbaası, 1962)
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For a brief biographical information on him see C. Pekdo gan
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Apparently the Ottomans first used the term ‘civilization’ simply by transliterating it as ‘sivilizasyon’, and later coined the word ‘medeniyet’, derived from the Arabic root ‘m.d.n.
  • For more on the Ottoman usage of ‘sivilizasyon’ and ‘medeniyet’ see T. Baykara, Osmanlılarda Medeniyet Kavramı ve Ondokuzuncu Yüzyıla Dair Araştırmalar (Izmir: Akademi Kitabevi,
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English romantic poet and satirist who joined the Greeks in their struggle against the Ottomans and died in Greece
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