Anthony Pagden, 15 October 1987
Show More Utopia and Anti-Utopia in Modern Times by Krishan Kumar.
Blackwell, 506 pp., £24.50, January 1987, 0 631 14873 6Show More
Lectures on Ideology and Utopia by Paul Ricoeur, edited by George Taylor.
Columbia, 353 pp., £21.90, December 1986, 0 231 06048 3Show More
Visions of Harmony: A Study in 19th-Century Millenarianism by Anne Taylor.
Oxford, 285 pp., £25, February 1987, 0 19 211793 9Show More
“... the historian of political thought this poses quite serious definitional problems, problems which Krishan Kumar’s book does little to resolve. The Golden Age, the Land of Cokaygne, Joachimism, the Revelation of St John, the free-market economy, socialism and Marxism, democracy, America and the Soviet Union: these and more are all dragged into a history ...”