Robert Owen and his Legacy by Chris Williams,Noel Thompson

By Chris Williams,Noel Thompson

J. F. C. Harrison has written that ‘for each one age there's a new view of Mr Owen’, that is evidence of the fertility and carrying on with relevance of his rules. not only in Britain and the USA yet this present day all over the world anti-poverty campaigners, birth-controllers, collectivists, communitarians, co-operators, ecologists, educationalists, environmentalists, feminists, humanitarians, internationalists, paternalistic capitalists, secularists, campaigners for social justice, exchange unionists, city planners, utopians, welfare reformers can all locate whatever to respect and encourage within the treasure trove that's the inspiration and activities of Robert Owen. Owen was once an artistic genius of world importance, a thorough author and activist of foreign popularity and achieve who has encouraged these trying to switch human society for the higher. The individuals to this quantity comprise not just a few of the well-known specialists at the lifestyles, paintings and legacy of Owen, but in addition paintings from more youthful students or students coming to the sector afresh. the amount offers the latest and unique learn on Owen. Owen notoriously (and impressively) dabbled in lots of spheres, and this can be mirrored within the its breadth of content material. The unifying topics are Owen’s profile in his personal time, and the relevance of his principles for the generations that undefined. His value for tutorial and social philosophy, for political economic system and for the political conception of socialism are all mentioned, as are his contribution as a philanthropic organization, his political actions and the specificities of his ancient context.

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