Fourierism

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From French fouriérisme, or by surface analysis, Fourier +‎ ism, named after French philosopher Charles Fourier (1772–1837).

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Fourierism (uncountable)

  1. The cooperative socialistic system of Charles Fourier, a Frenchman, who recommended the reorganization of society into small communities, living in common.
    • 2009 April 16, Jon Mooallem, “The End Is Near! (Yay!)”, in The New York Times[1], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Millard’s sketch happened to look a lot like the master plan of Fourierism, one of the most popular secular utopian movements in American history. In the early 1800s, Charles Fourier, a Frenchman, proposed, in a series of jargon-filled writings, a self-sufficient community model called a “phalanx.”

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