Geschichte der Utopie: Eine Einführung (German Edition) by Thomas Schölderle

By Thomas Schölderle

Utopien sind Gedankenexperimente und kritische Spiegelbilder der historischen Wirklichkeit zugleich. Diese Einführung liefert einen Überblick zur Geschichte der Utopie und stellt ihre wichtigsten Entwürfe sowie ihre wesentlichen Merkmale, Ziele und Funktionsweisen vor. Auf diese Weise ergibt sich ein klares und konturenreiches Bild einer der einflussreichsten Denkströmungen der abendländischen culture, das von den antiken Mythen des Goldenen Zeitalters bis zu den Schreckensvisionen und

den ökologischen und feministischen Modellen des 20. Jahrhunderts reicht.

Behandelt werden u. a. Platon, Joachim von Fiore, Thomas Morus, Francis Bacon, Tommaso Campanella, J. G. Schnabel, William Morris und George Orwell.

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