Definition of Fourierism in English:

Fourierism

Syllabification: Fou·ri·er·ism
Pronunciation: /ˈfo͝orēəˌrizəm
 
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noun

A system for the reorganization of society into self-sufficient cooperatives, in accordance with the principles of the French socialist Charles Fourier (died 1837).
More example sentences
  • A short two years after its induction into Brook Farm support for Fourierism began to diminish.
  • In 1844 Chase founded the Wisconsin Phalanx as a group to implement Fourierism in Wisconsin.
  • By offering a solution to economic problems, Fourierism brought the Brook Farmers in reach of their goals.

Derivatives

Fourierist

noun& adjective
More example sentences
  • The difference between the Functionalists on the one hand and the SaintSimonians and Fourierists on the other was that the former did not question the existing social and political order.
  • Those who broke away from Enfantin began to call themselves Fourierists, although they no longer attacked marriage.
  • While distinguishing between various schools of thought - Functionalist, Saint-Simonian, and Fourierist - Papayanis strongly objects to the conventional characterization of any of these schools as ‘utopian.’

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