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  • n. Plural form of Fourierist.


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  • The Saint-Simonians had, as an organized body, disappeared; the Fourierists were a dwindling sect, discouraged by the failure of the one great trial of their system, the famous Brook Farm experiment, in the United States; the Owenite movement had never recovered from the failures of the experiments at New

    Socialism A Summary and Interpretation of Socialist Principles

  • Even philosophers, the innovators of today, the humanitarians with the communists and Fourierists in their train, come at last, without knowing it, to the same conclusion — prostitution and theft.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • The International did not consist of a tough and disciplined army of Communists, but a motley crew of Owenists, Proudhonists, Fourierists, lukewarm Socialists, rabid nationalists, and trade unionists who were leery of any kind of revolutionary theory whatsoever.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • Saint-Simonians and Fourierists, as well as liberals like

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The Associationists on their part denied that they were Fourierists, or that they had advocated or proposed any change in the marriage relation; they were united for the organization of industry, and had nothing to do or propose in relation to the marriage system.

    Brook Farm

  • He felt a great deal, but he thought poorly; it is from the Fourierists, from Butashevich and the others, that he learnt to think, and afterwards all his life long he hated them.

    Reminiscences of Leo Nikolaevich Tolstoy

  • France the Saint-Simonians and the Fourierists had disgusted everyone by the moral collapse of their systems.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • Here he made one of the most humorous classifications, separating Democrats and nation builders from the ragged and motley hordes of Fourierists, Spiritualists, Abolitionists, loco-focoes, barn-burners, anti-Masonics, Know-nothings, and Whigs.

    Children of the Market Place

  • Consider the Dunkards, the Icarians, the Fourierists, the Mormons, and similar idealists who sought our Western wilds.

    The Frontier in American History

  • The Fourierists say, that abundance of rich food renders women sterile; just as too much sap -- while enhancing the beauty of flowers -- destroys their reproductive capacity.

    What is Property? An Inquiry into the Principle of Right and of Government.


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