Theory in Depth
Theory in Action
Analysis and Critical Response
Topics for Further Study
Socialism is a much used and abused term, which...
Socialism has been one of the most popular political ideas in history, rivaling in some ways even the great religions. By the late 1970s, a mere 150 years from the time the term socialism wa...
Socialism has seen enormous changes since the above entry was written. Its cachet has gone up and down and, after an all-time low during the early 1990s, is now perhaps going to g...
In the following essay, Reszler probes the origins of socialist aesthetic theory.
The study of the socialist vision of art as revealed in the thoughts of Michael Bakunin and Karl Marx—philosoph...
In the following excerpt, Boggs traces the sources of socialism in Marxist thought.
The modern concepts of democracy and socialism have their origins in the late-eighteenth- and nineteenth-century dis...
In the following essay, Brown explores the significance of food and gastronomy in the thought of three French socialist theorists—Pierre Leroux, Etienne Cabet, and Charles Fourier.
The years 18...
In the following essay, first published in 1983, Taylor surveys the principal nineteenth-century feminist proponents of Robert Owen's socialist thought.
Until the late 1820s, adherence to Oweni...
George Lichtheim claimed that "One can have democracy without socialism and vice versa. Whether the two can be effectively combined is the prime question of our age." To what extent do you agree with ...