François Marie Charles Fourier (/ ˈ f ʊr i eɪ,-i ər /; French: [ʃaʁl fuʁje]; 7 April 1772 – 10 October 1837) was a French philosopher, an influential early socialist thinker, and one of the founders of utopian socialism. Some of his views, held to be radical in his lifetime, have become mainstream in modern society.
Charles Fourier, French social theorist who advocated a reconstruction of society based on communal associations of producers known as phalanges (phalanxes). His system came to be known as Fourierism. While working as a clerk in Lyon, Fourier wrote his first major work, Théorie des quatre.
Fourierism is the set of ideas first put forward by French utopian socialist François Marie Charles Fourier (1772–1837). Fourierism (/ ˈ f ʊər i ə r ɪ z əm /) is the systematic set of economic, political, and social beliefs first espoused by French intellectual Charles Fourier (1772–1837).
François Marie Charles Fourier (April 7, 1772 – October 10, 1837) was a French utopian socialist and philosopher who advocated a reconstruction of society based on idea that the natural passions of man would, if properly channeled, result in social harmony.
Fourierism, philosophy of social reform developed by the French social theorist Charles Fourier that advocated the transformation of society into self-sufficient, independent “phalanges” (phalanxes). One of several utopian socialist programs to emerge in the second quarter of the 19th century,
Born 250 years ago, on April 7, 1772, in Besancon, France, Charles Fourier was the son of a businessman who didn't want to follow in his father's footsteps but instead wanted to become an...
Charles Fourier, French socialist thinker, was born at Besancon in 1772 and died in Paris in 1837. The sources of his thought remain obscure. To a great extent he was an autodidact, who owed much to his reading and still more to his reflections on what he read.
François Marie Charles Fourier ( April 7, 1772 – October 10, 1837) was a French philosopher who wrote on a variety of topics such as social philosophy, natural science and normative ethics. He was an influential early socialist thinker and one of the founders of utopian socialism.
Charles Fourier. 1772-1837. Socialist philosopher. Sources. Plans for the Future During the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries many visionary men and women desired to change the political and social structures of their world. Reformers who believed they could chart the future course of society by employing reason and scientific ...
(1772–1837). French social theorist Charles Fourier advocated a reconstruction of society into cooperative agricultural communities, each of which would be responsible for the social welfare of its members. His system came to be known as Fourierism. François-Marie-Charles Fourier was born on April 7, 1772, in Besançon, France.