Utopianism


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the political orientation of a Utopian who believes in impossibly idealistic schemes of social perfection

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If Casanova perceived that the divide between the two narratives of Genesis had implications for the utopianism of his day, Acosta describes what those implications were, and why they matter.
Monaco also illustrates an understudied feature of utopianism in his discussion of Levy's attitudes toward slavery.
To date, there has been little or no systematic study of Irish utopianism.
was innocently writing about the history of utopianism in political philosophy and urban planning, when he ran across a reference to a house that philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) designed and built for his sister in Vienna between 1926 and 1928.
In the Introduction, Qian Ma identifies feminism with utopianism as a result of the utopian impulse and critical impulse embedded in the feminist narrative.
The kind of utopianism that existed in their day, the moment of the counterculture movement, has passed by.
of Art) includes 40 illustrations in his account of Momen's passage, including his association with Utopianism and constructivism, his life as a secular Iranian, his search for the modernist influence in Russia, Europe and the US, his development of a personal iconography, his close association with Utah, and the consequences of a life lived wholly for art.
As textual analysis, Brown's argument is distinguishable from his broader theoretical and political claims of a reinvigorated utopianism.
But here formal play is uncoupled from the naive utopianism of those times and becomes a knowing articulation of passages and themes that are then given to us in ruptured and discordant form.
Marxism, Utopianism, and the revolt against history.
Quite apart from his eloquent, if perhaps superfluous, defense of the project of utopia against those who see Nazism as a utopian movement, in Picture Imperfect: Utopian Thought for an Anti-Utopian Age Russell Jacoby also offers us a useful distinction between "blueprint" utopianism such as is offered by Thomas More and the unplanned "iconodastic" utopianism of, say, Ernst Bloch.
We evoke a phenomenon that we call "lived utopianism," which draws together the concerns of two cognate but different fields of research: communal studies and utopian studies.
PARADISE NOW: THE STORY OF AMERICAN UTOPIANISM BY CHRIS JENNINGS NEW YORK: RANDOM HOUSE.
Four terms are introduced and explored: counterculturalism, utopianism, New Ageism, and millenarianism.
Segal's account points toward the book's actual and narrower focus on certain strands of scientific and technological utopianism in the United States during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.