Ideology and Utopia

Author: Karl Mannheim
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415060547
Category: Social Science
Page: 318
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A new edition of Karl Mannheim's classic work in which the concepts of 'ideology' and 'utopia' are examined as opposing and dominant societal influences.

Ideology and Utopia

Author: Karl Mannheim
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136120289
Category: Social Science
Page: 376
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Ideology and Utopia argues that ideologies are mental fictions whose function is to veil the true nature of a given society. They originate unconsciously in the minds of those who seek to stabilise a social order. Utopias are wish dreams that inspire the collective action of opposition groups which aim at the entire transformation of society. Mannheim shows these two opposing elements to dominate not only our social thought but even unexpectedly to penetrate into the most scientific theories in philosophy, history and the social sciences. This new edition contains a new preface by Bryan S. Turner which describes Mannheim's work and critically assesses its relevance to modern sociology. The book is published with a comprehensive bibliography of Mannheim's major works.

Ideology and Utopia

An Introduction to the Sociology of Knowledge
Author: Karl Mannheim,Louis Wirth
Publisher: Trieste Publishing
ISBN: 9780649610624
Page: 360
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Ideology and utopia

an introduction to the sociology of knowledge
Author: Karl Mannheim
Publisher: N.A
Category: Ideology
Page: 318
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Ideology and Utopia in the Poetry of William Blake

Author: Nicholas M. Williams
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521620505
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 250
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This book considers Blake's poetry in the light of ideology critique and the traditions of Utopian thought.

Lectures on Ideology and Utopia

Author: Paul Ricœur
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780231060486
Category: Social Science
Page: 353
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Essays cover Marx, Karl Mannheim, Max Weber, Clifford Geertz, Louis Althusser, Jurgen Habermas, Henri de Saint-Simon, and Charles Fourier

Sociology, Ideology and Utopia

Socio-Political Philosophy of East and West
Author: Debi Prasad Chattopadhyaya
Publisher: BRILL
ISBN: 9789004108073
Category: Philosophy
Page: 236
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This study in comparative social and political philosophy gives a well-argued account of how ideological and even utopian views are sociologically rooted and how this fact has been reflected in the social history of Asian countries like India and China and some Euro-American countries during the last two centuries.

Translating Orients

Between Ideology and Utopia
Author: Timothy Weiss
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802089588
Category: Literary Criticism
Page: 249
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Weiss examines texts that reference Asian, North African, or Middle Eastern societies and their imaginaries, and, equally important, engage questions of individual and communal identity that issue from transformative encounters.

Ideology and Utopia in the Twenty-First Century

The Surplus of Meaning in Ricoeur's Dialectical Concept
Author: Stephanie N. Arel,Dan R. Stiver
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 149857730X
Category: Philosophy
Page: 264
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Paul’s Ricoeur’s Lectures on Ideology and Utopia are more pertinent than ever forty years later. The chapters in this book reflect the lectures’ original intricacy as the authors not only insightfully analyze them but also creatively apply them.

Ideology and Utopia in the Social Philosophy of the Libertarian Economists

Author: Rick Tilman
Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
ISBN: 9780313315589
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 196
View: 1996

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Portrays the social philosophy of libertarians Milton Friedman, James Buchanan, Friedrich Hayek, and George Stigler as the bulwark of an attack on welfare and regulatory state collectivism and as undermining majoritarian democracy, political and civil liberties, and social equality.

Utopien für Realisten

Die Zeit ist reif für die 15-Stunden-Woche, offene Grenzen und das bedingungslose Grundeinkommen
Author: Rutger Bregman
Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH
ISBN: 3644001146
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 304
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Was sind heute die großen Ideen? Historischer Fortschritt basierte fast immer auf utopischen Ideen: Noch vor 100 Jahren hätte niemand für möglich gehalten, dass die Sklaverei abgeschafft oder die Demokratie wirklich existieren würde. Doch wie begegnen wir den Herausforderungen der modernen Arbeitswelt, des Familienlebens, des gesamten globalen Gefüges? Der niederländische Vordenker Rutger Bregman sagt: «Das wahre Problem unserer Zeit ist nicht, dass es uns nicht gut ginge oder dass es uns in Zukunft schlechter gehen könnte. Das wahre Problem ist, dass wir uns nichts Besseres vorstellen können.» Wir müssen es wagen, das Unmögliche zu denken, denn nur so finden wir Lösungen für die Probleme unserer Zeit. Bregman macht deutlich, warum das bedingungslose Grundeinkommen eine echte Option ist und inwiefern die 15-Stunden-Woche eine Antwort auf die Digitalisierung der Arbeit sein kann. «Alternativlos» ist für Bregman keine Option, sogar die Armut kann abgeschafft werden, wie er am Beispiel einer kanadischen Stadt zeigt. Bregmans Visionen sind inspirierend, seine Energie ist mitreißend; er zeigt: Utopien können schneller Realität werden, als wir denken. «Rutger Bregman rüttelt uns wach.» The Times

Between Ideology and Utopia

The Politics and Philosophy of August Cieszkowski
Author: A. Liebich
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9400993838
Category: Social Science
Page: 398
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Nineteenth-century European intellectual history has given rise to such varied and abundant research that one is surprised to find certain important problems long identified and yet still relatively unexplored. Such is the case for certain aspects of the crucial transition from Hegel to Marx, for minority tendencies among French socialists and for the Messianic phenomenon, national and religious, so central to the period, particularly in Eastern Europe, and so rarely studied in detail. Certainly, these lacunae are exemplified by the absence of any com prehensive work on August Cieszkowski whose overall contribution to the history of the period may be marginal but whose specific role in each of the areas mentioned is both significant in itself and illustrative of certain wider problems. Cieszkowski first achieved recognition as the author of the Pro legomena zur Historiosophie in 1838. This short tract never became popular among the Berlin Hegelians for whom it was intended but it affected a number of radical intellectuals outside their circle. His next work, Gott und Palingenesie, was a defense of personal immortality against Hegelian revisionism. The following year, however, he founded as a bulwark of the Hegelian school the Philosophische Gesellschaft against external critics and internal dissolution.

Waiting in Christian Traditions

Balancing Ideology and Utopia
Author: Joanne Robinson
Publisher: Lexington Books
ISBN: 0739189409
Category: Religion
Page: 234
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As the first monograph on waiting in Christian traditions, this study breaks new ground by revealing how waiting becomes a stabilizing force that helps to solidify Christian identity and community. It analyzes various forms of Christian waiting through the lens of Paul Ricoeur’s ideas about ideology and utopia.

Transformative Ecological Economics

Process Philosophy, Ideology and Utopia
Author: Ove Jakobsen
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1351794019
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 278
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When we look at the state of the world today, what is most evident is the fact that the major problems of our time – energy, environment, economy, climate change and social justice – cannot be understood in isolation. They are interconnected problems, which means that they require corresponding systemic solutions. Today’s global economy has brought about critical distress for ecosystems and societies and we have to go to the very root of the problems to find a way out. This volume develops a synthesized interpretation of ecological economics integrating different levels: (economic) system, (business) practice and the (economic) actor. It discusses how changes on a systems level are connected to changes in practice and development of individual consciousness. Transformative Ecological Economics delves into the insight and knowledge from different sources of inspiration (thermodynamics, Darwinism, anthroposophy and Buddhism) as well as into an integrated story describing and illustrating the core ideas, principles and values that characterize a utopian society anchored in ecological economics. Implementation of the deep changes demanded depends on our ability to write a new story, a utopian one for sure, but one which is in accordance with and based on the reality in which we live. This book will be of interest to those who study ecological economics, political economy and environmental economics.

The Dark Heart of Utopia

Sexuality, Ideology, and the Totalitarian Movement
Author: Kirk Rodby
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 1440131449
Category: History
Page: 304
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This book establishes structural similarities between the ideological systems of modern totalitarian movements, and the ideological systems of earlier mass movements. It also establishes sociological similarities in the societies which generate such movements, and explains how sociological changes fuel the rise of totalitarian movements. Issues of sexuality and reproduction are found to constitute the core of the totalitarian ideology, and changes in sexual sociology are found to constitute the cause of such movements.

Politics, Social Theory, Utopia and the World-System

Arguments in Political Sociology
Author: C. el-Ojeili
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230367216
Category: Social Science
Page: 237
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It is common to hear that we live in unique, turbulent and crisis-ridden times and this turbulence, transformation and crisis are said to be deeply significant - perhaps threatening - for the human sciences. Responding to such claims, this book provides an accessible engagement with pressing contemporary topics, such as violence, social movements, equality, identity and democracy. Foregrounding the imagination of possibilities (utopia), the mapping of the present (theory), and the transformation of the world-system (historical and global questions), the book surveys central issues and paradigms in contemproary political sociology, urging a recommitment to certain concepts and traditions for guidance in thinking and acting in the world.

Architecture and Utopia

Design and Capitalist Development
Author: Manfredo Tafuri
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262700207
Category: Architecture
Page: 184
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Written from a neo-Marxist point of view by a prominent Italian architecturalhistorian, Architecture and Utopia leads the reader beyond architectural form into a broaderunderstanding of the relation of architecture to society and the architect to the workforce and themarketplace. It discusses the Garden Cities movement and the suburban developments it generated, theGerman-Russian architectural experiments of the 1920s, the place of the avant-garde in the plasticarts, and the uses and pitfalls of seismological approaches to architecture, and assesses theprospects of socialist alternatives.

Ideologies and Illusions

Revolutionary Thought from Herzen to Solzhenitsyn
Author: Adam Bruno Ulam
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674443105
Category: History
Page: 335
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In a book of keen perception and vast sweep, a foremost scholar examines one hundred years of Russian revolutionary thought and the men who shaped and were caught up in it. Adam Ulam displays an unusual ability to penetrate the core of the Soviet mind as it evolved and was encapsulated in history. Why did the Russians sign a treaty with Hitler? Why did they build a Berlin Wall, rattle missiles, and then sign a nuclear-test-ban treaty with President Kennedy? Why do they fear Titoism? Why was detente fostered when Nixon was president? By reflecting on the psychology, ideology, and frenetic activity of revolutionary Russians, Ulam leads us to answers. Ulam's ability to explain events by tracing the continuities in the Russian mentality makes this work a special achievement in Soviet studies and intellectual history.