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August, 2012Archive

Aug 29

Don’t mess with perfection: that’s the promise, as well as the trap, of utopian visions. Utopian theory criticizes existing worlds, offering plans for a better society, and better people to stock it. Since one person’s utopia can be another’s dystopia, this “good society” often intensifies tensions it promises to resolve. We will study modern utopias […]

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