Politeia: Visions of the Just Society

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Fairleigh Dickinson Univ Press, 2006 - History - 207 pages
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This book examines various conceptions of the "just society" from Plato to Postmodernism; from what are regarded as utopian to rationality based systems.
 

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Contents

The Just Society as the Ideal Society Utopia and Utopianism
19
The Just Society as the Ordered Society
33
The Just Society as the Chosen Society
45
The Just Society as the Spiritual Society
57
The Just Society as the Elitist Society
72
The Just Society as the Free Society
86
The Just Society as the Liberal Society
99
The Just Society as the Egalitarian Society
110
The Just Society as the Alternative Society
136
The Just Society as the Pacifistic Society
152
The Just Society as the Open Society
161
The Just Society as the Scientifically Rational Society
173
The Just Society as the Postmodern Society
186
Reference List
195
Index
200
Copyright

The Just Society as the Racially Pure Society
122

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Page 28 - Symonds: These things shall be. A loftier race Than e'er the world has known shall rise With flame of freedom in their souls And light of science in their eyes, New arts shall bloom of loftier mould, And mightier music
Page 28 - New arts shall bloom of loftier mould, And mightier music fill the skies, And every life shall be a song, When all the earth is paradise.

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