Mohammed Allal Sinaceur

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Mohammed Allal Sinaceur
Born 1941
Oujda, Morocco
Nationality Moroccan

Mohammed Allal Sinaceur (born 1941) is a Moroccan philosopher, politician and writer. He was the Moroccan Minister for Cultural Affairs.


Sinaceur was born in eastern Morocco at Oujda in 1941.[1] He is a member of a well connected Moroccan family. His brother Mohamed Habib Sinaceur, a politician, died in 2000. One of his brothers is a General and another, Jamal Eddine Sinaceur, is a diplomat. He was the Moroccan Minister for Cultural Affairs in 1994.[2]

He writes on philosophy and Islamic issues for UNESCO and some of his works have been translated into over 30 languages. He is called to expert meetings on Education.[3]


He has been writing since at least 1977.[4]

His works include[5]

  • Aristote aujourd'hui : études réunies ... à l'occasion du 2300e anniversaire de la mort du philosophe, 1988 in French
  • Cours de philosophie positive, with Auguste Comte, Ed, 1998 in French
  • The Hassan II mosque, with Philippe Ploqui


  1. ^ Librairie, Mohammed Allal Sinaceur [1] (retrieved 2012)
  2. ^ Interview with Mr Mohammed Allal Sinaceur, Minister of Cultural Affairs: M Sinaceur: "We lack creators", L'Economiste, In French, 17 November 1994
  3. ^ The Philosophical dimension of current problems in regard to science and technology, Meeting of Experts on Philosophical Investigation of the Conditions for Endogenous Development of Science and Technology; Kathmandu; 1979 United Nations Conference on Science and Technology for Development (UNCSTD); Vienna; November 1979
  4. ^ Mohanned Allal Sinaceur, UNESDOC, UNESCO, accessed October 28, 2012
  5. ^ Sinaceur, Allal, WorldCat, accessed 28 October 2012