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  • ISBN 0335153623
  • ISBN13 978-0335153626
  • Language English
  • Publisher Taylor & Francis Group
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  • Category Social Science
  • Subcategory Politics and Government
  • Size ePub 1491 kb
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Utopian socialism is the first current of modern socialism and socialist thought as exemplified by the work of Henri de Saint-Simon, Charles Fourier, Étienne Cabet, Robert Owen and Henry George.

Utopian socialism is the first current of modern socialism and socialist thought as exemplified by the work of Henri de Saint-Simon, Charles Fourier, Étienne Cabet, Robert Owen and Henry George. Utopian socialism is often described as the presentation of visions and outlines for imaginary or futuristic ideal societies, with positive ideals being the main reason for moving society in such a direction

The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged.

The book has been read, but is in excellent condition.

This book is a collection of foundational concepts in the humanities and social sciences and will be of particular use to undergraduate students. The reader should note, however, that the terms included in the book have originated from the needs of these two undergraduate subjects, which focus on concepts as they apply to contemporary Australian culture. For instance, the terms within lean heavily towards the Western tradition, and other traditions are more cursorily covered.

In the social sciences, concepts are often unclear or contested – think of the dierent meanings of globalization, cap-italism or Europeanization. Concepts are contested when people use them in dierent ways. They are ‘essentially contested’ when there is no possibility of common meaning because they are based on dierent epistemological premises or underpin radically dierent world-views.

Engels makes special mention of Morelly’s Code of Nature.

Utopia – literally nowheresville – was the name of an imaginary republic described by Thomas More in which all social conflict and distress has been overcome. Engels makes special mention of Morelly’s Code of Nature. The Development of Utopian Socialism, Engels 1880 The Utopists (1886) William Morris English Utopia (1952) A. L. Morton. Early Utopian Imaginings.

UTOPIAS AND UTOPIANISM George KatebBIBLIOGRAPHY II. The design of experimental communities . THE DESIGN OF EXPERIMENTAL COMMUNITIES B. F. SkinnerBIBLIOGRAPHY . Plato penned his Republic in the effort to explain what the ideal form of a government-in other words, utopia-might look like. He tried to systematize the state as a mirror of the harmony that he believed existed somewhere else.

Models of Nationalism: A Case Study of Political Ideologies in the Canadian West. Canadian Journal of Political Science, Vol. 10, Issue. Dennison, George M. 1977. The Revolution Principle : Ideology and Constitutionalism in the Thought of James Wilson.

The description of a utopia enables an author not only to set down criticisms of evils in the contemporary social scene but also to outline vast and revolutionary reforms without the necessity of describing how they will be effected. Thus, the influence of utopian writings has generally been inspirational rather than practical. The Utopian Ideal over Time. The name utopia is applied retroactively to various ideal states described before More's work, most notably to that of the Republic of Plato.

In this 1969 book, visionary architect Paolo Soleri lays out the philosophy for a new kind of urban living: Arcology, a vast . He supports himself and his family by making ceramic and metal bells that swing in the breeze and make nice sounds. What is he trying to say?

In this 1969 book, visionary architect Paolo Soleri lays out the philosophy for a new kind of urban living: Arcology, a vast city-organism designed to exist in harmony with nature. What is he trying to say?

This book rehabilitates utopia as a repressed dimension of the sociological and in the process produces the Imaginary Reconstitution of Society, a provisional, reflexive and dialogic method for exploring alternative possible futures.

This book rehabilitates utopia as a repressed dimension of the sociological and in the process produces the Imaginary Reconstitution of Society, a provisional, reflexive and dialogic method for exploring alternative possible futures. Ruth Levitas is Professor of Sociology at the University of Bristol, founding Chair of the Utopian Studies Society Europe, and Chair of the William Morris Society. Her publications include The Concept of Utopia. In 2012 she received the Lyman Tower Sargent Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Utopian Studies.

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Quendant
This book was very insightful with some very basic information regarding Utopia's. I found it very helpful for my Utopian Lit class
Felhalar
I bought it from a great seller, in great condition. However, the book itself is a bit dry and boring (standard textbook stuff), it's also a lot shorter than I thought for the going price and it's large print so I feel like my Gramma when I'm reading it in Starbucks.