Mannheim's utopia today
UNSPECIFIED (2003) Mannheim's utopia today. HISTORY OF THE HUMAN SCIENCES, 16 (1). pp. 27-47. ISSN 0952-6951Full text not available from this repository.
This article argues that Mannheim's work contains three distinct accounts of utopia. Two of these - utopia in its classical meaning as opposition to the given and utopia in its association with democratic planning - are well known. The third is found in Mannheim's reflections on the problem of ecstasy. In suggesting a utopia of individualist self-defnition and 'pure relationship' it anticipates the recent writings of Beck, Bauman and Giddens.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
H Social Sciences
|Journal or Publication Title:||HISTORY OF THE HUMAN SCIENCES|
|Publisher:||SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD|
|Number of Pages:||21|
|Page Range:||pp. 27-47|
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