Phalansterian
Phalansterian Phal`an*ste"ri*an, n. One who favors the system of phalansteries proposed by Fourier. [1913 Webster]

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  • Phalansterian — Phal an*ste ri*an, a. [F. phalanst[ e]rien, a. & n.] Of or pertaining to phalansterianism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • phalansterian — /fal euhn stear ee euhn/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a phalanstery. 2. of or pertaining to phalansterianism. n. 3. a member of a phalanstery. 4. an advocate of phalansterianism; a Fourierist. [1835 45; PHALANSTERY + AN] * * * …   Universalium

  • phalansterian — phal·an·ste·ri·an …   English syllables

  • phalansterian — I. |falən|stirēən adjective Etymology: French phalanstérien, from phalanstère phalanstery + ien ian : of or relating to a phalanstery, to phalansterianism, or to a system of phalansteries II. noun ( s) 1. : a member of a phalanstery …   Useful english dictionary

  • phalansterianism — /fal euhn stear ee euh niz euhm/, n. a system by which society would be reorganized into units comprising their own social and industrial elements; Fourierism. [1840 50; PHALANSTERIAN + ISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • Fabian — Synonyms and related words: Fabian socialist, Fourierist, Fourieristic, Marxist, Owenite, Saint Simonian, collectivist, collectivistic, corrective, emendatory, extremist, gradualistic, meliorist, melioristic, phalansterian, progressionist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Marxist — Synonyms and related words: Bolshevik, Bolshevist, Bolshie, Carbonarist, Carbonaro, Castroist, Castroite, Charley, Communist, Communist sympathizer, Cong, Fabian, Fabian socialist, Fenian, Fourierist, Guevarist, Jacobin, Jacobinic, Leninist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • socialistic — Synonyms and related words: Fabian, Fourieristic, Saint Simonian, associated, collective, collectivistic, common, communal, communistic, commutual, conjoint, cooperative, general, in common, joint, mutual, phalansterian, popular, public,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • phalansterianism — ˌnizəm noun ( s) : fourierism * * * /fal euhn stear ee euh niz euhm/, n. a system by which society would be reorganized into units comprising their own social and industrial elements; Fourierism. [1840 50; PHALANSTERIAN + ISM] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • FOURIER, FRANÇOIS MARIE CHARLES° — (1772–1837), French philosopher and social reformer who inspired the Fourierist or Phalansterian school. Somewhat like Rousseau, Fourier pursued his aim – cure for social evils – with passionate dogmatism and intolerance. His dream of a better… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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