Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Utopia: the imaginary design of a non-existent social state in literature or political discussion. While the utopia sketches a positive alternative to the present, the dystopia depicts a negative horror vision. Characteristic of utopias is the emphasis on their almost impossible realizability. See also politics, society, history.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Adorno, Th.W. Utopia   Adorno, Th.W.
Foucault, M. Utopia   Foucault, M.


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-26