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Author Manuel, Frank Edward.

Title Utopian thought in the Western World / Frank E. Manuel and Fritzie P. Manuel
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press, 1979


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Description vi, 896 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Introduction: The utopian propensity -- The ancient and medieval wellsprings: Paradise and the millennium. The golden age of Kronos. The great transmission -- The birth of utopia: The passion of Thomas More. A città felice for architects and philosophers. Heaven on earth for the common man -- Flowering and death of the Christian utopia: Pansophia : a dream of science. Bruno, the magus of Nola. Bacon, the trumpeter of New Atlantis. Campanella's city of the sun. Andreae, pastor of Christianopolis. Comenius and his disciples. Topsy-turvy in the English Civil War. The Sun King and his enemies. Leibniz : the swan song of the Christian republic -- Eupsychias of the Enlightenment: The philosophes's dilemma. The Monde idéal of Jean-Jacques. Freedom from the wheel. Turgot on the future of the mind. Condorcet : progression to Elysium. Kant : beyond animality -- A revolutionary diptych: New faces of love. Equality or death -- The union of labor and love: The battle of the systems. Saint-Simon : the pear is ripe. Children of Saint-Simon : the triumph of love. Fourier : the burgeoning of instinct. Pwen's new moral world -- Marx and counter-Marx: Marx and Engels in the landscape of utopia. Comte, the high priest of the positivist church. Anarchy and the heroic proletariat -- The twighlight of utopia: Utopia Victoriana. Darwinism, the ambiguous intruder. Freudo-Marxism, a hybrid for the times -- Epiloge: The utopian prospect
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 869-875
Subject Utopias -- History.
Author Manuel, Fritzie Prigohzy, author
LC no. 79012382
ISBN 0674931858
0674931866 (paperback)