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 Fourier's social and moral views, held to be radical in his lifetime, have become mainstream thinking in ...
Charles Fourier, in full François-Marie-Charles Fourier, (born April 7, 1772, Besançon, France—died October 10, 1837, Paris), French social theorist who advocated a reconstruction of society based on communal associations of producers known as phalanges (phalanxes).
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).
Fourierism ( / ˈfʊəriərɪzəm /)  is the systematic set of economic, political, and social beliefs first espoused by French intellectual Charles Fourier (1772–1837). Based upon a belief in the inevitability of communal associations of people who worked and lived together as part of the human future, Fourier's committed supporters ...
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 engineer.
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.
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 (;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 Fourier's social and moral views, held to be radical in his lifetime, have become mainstream thinking in modern society.
Charles Fourier is one of the earliest utopian socialists, proposing in extensive detail a society entitled ‘Harmony’, composed of small communes and organized around strictly voluntary work and relationships. Fourier celebrated human passions and desires as the basic law around which society should orient itself, with gastronomic and ...
The Utopian Socialists: Charles Fourier (1) By 1825, European society had undergone several shock waves of change. The transformation was set in motion by two immense revolutions: one set the pace for political change in the 19th century, while the other radically transformed the nature of economic man.