Definition of Fourierism in English:

Fourierism

Line breaks: Fou¦rier|ism
Pronunciation: /ˈfʊrɪərɪz(ə)m
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A system for the reorganization of society into self-sufficient cooperatives, in accordance with the principles of the French socialist Charles Fourier (1772–1837).
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    • 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
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  • 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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