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  1. S. Sousedik (1992). The Place of Comenius General Consultation in the History of Modern Utopias. Filosoficky Casopis 40 (1):51-56.score: 72.0
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  2. Judith A. Little (ed.) (2007). Feminist Philosophy and Science Fiction: Utopias and Dystopias. Prometheus Books.score: 66.0
     
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  3. Robbin S. Johnson (1969). More's Utopia: Ideal and Illusion. New Haven, Yale University Press.score: 66.0
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  4. Alain Martineau (1986). Herbert Marcuse's Utopia. Harvest House.score: 66.0
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  5. Paul Ricœur (1986). Lectures on Ideology and Utopia. Columbia University Press.score: 66.0
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  6. Nickolas Pappas (1995). Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Plato and the Republic. Routledge.score: 60.0
    In this second edition of the highly successfulRoutledge Philosophy GuideBook to Plato and theRepublic, Nickolas Pappas extends his exploration of the text to ...
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  7. T. V. Artemʹeva (2005). Ot Slavnogo Proshlogo K Svetlomu Budushchemu: Filosofii͡a Istorii I Utopii͡a V Rossii Ėpokhi Prosveshchenii͡a. Aleteĭi͡a.score: 60.0
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  8. Renata Aleksandrovna Galʹt͡seva (2008). Znaki Ėpokhi: Filosofskai͡a Polemika. Letniĭ Sad.score: 60.0
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  9. Giuseppe Peota (2010). Ali, Derive E Naufragi: Passioni E Utopie Nell'eredità Dell'illuminismo Francese, 1750-1789. Aracne.score: 60.0
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  10. Daryl H. Rice (1998). A Guide to Plato's Republic. Oxford University Press.score: 60.0
    A Guide to Plato's Republic provides an integral interpretation of the Republic that is accessible even to readers approaching Plato's masterwork for the first time. Written at a level understandable to undergraduates, it is ideal for students and other readers who have little or no background in philosophy or political theory. Rice anticipates their inevitable reactions to the Republic and treats them seriously, opening the way to an appreciation of the complexities of the text without oversimplifying it. While many books (...)
     
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  11. D. P. Chattopadhyaya (1997). Sociology, Ideology, and Utopia: Socio-Political Philosophy of East and West. Brill.score: 54.0
    Yet this work is a sustained plea for improvable understanding between the East and the West and the transcultural value orientation of different cultures.
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  12. Ruurd Veldhuis (1975). Realism Versus Utopianism?: Reinhold Niebuhr's Christian Realism and the Relevance of Utopian Thought for Social Ethics. Van Gorcum.score: 48.0
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  13. Leszek Augustyn (2010). Utopia and History. Some Remarks About Nikolai Berdjaev's Struggle with History. Studies in East European Thought 62 (1):71 - 79.score: 42.0
    The article deals with the philosophy of Nikolai Berdjaev (1874–1948), which he formulated between The Philosophy of Inequality (written in 1918, but published in 1923) and The New Middle - Ages (1924). Berdjaev’s philosophy is analyzed in the context of the Russian Revolution of 1917 and its aftermath. The other point of reference is the crisis of culture and civilisation, which affected the West in the inter-war period. Berdjaev’s position has been interpreted in view of the archetypal myth of the (...)
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  14. Giuseppe Veltri (2009). Renaissance Philosophy in Jewish Garb: Foundations and Challenges in Judaism on the Eve of Modernity. Brill.score: 36.0
    Introduction: in search of a Jewish renaissance -- Jewish philosophy: humanist roots of a contradiction in terms -- The prophetic-poetic dimension of philosophy: the ars poetica and Immanuel of Rome -- Leone Ebreo's concept of Jewish philosophy -- Conceptions of history: Azariah de Rossi -- Scientific thought and the exegetical mind, with an essay on the life and works of Rabbi Judah Loew -- Mathematical and biblical exegesis: Jewish sources of Athanasius Kircher's musical theory -- Creating geographical and political (...)
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  15. Pablo Antillano (2012). La profecía de Huxley y el siglo biotech: La sociedad posthumana nos alcanza. Apuntes Filosóficos 20 (38):105-125.score: 36.0
    Resumen Hace 78 años, en “Un Mundo Feliz”, el escritor Aldous Huxley, en un prodigioso tono satírico, se anticipó con asombrosa precisión a los grandes temas de la agenda científica y política del Siglo XXI: la reproducción controlada, el choque de civilizaciones y la clonación humana, entre otros. Hace unos días, a mediados de mayo de 2010, el J. Craig Venter Institute anunció que había producido la primera célula sin historia genética creada en un laboratorio a partir de un genoma (...)
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  16. Bill Metcalf (2013). Searching for Utopia: The History of an Idea by Gregory Claeys (Review). Utopian Studies 24 (1):150-152.score: 32.0
    Writing the history of anything is a challenge, but endeavoring to write the history of an idea, particularly one as enduring, chimeric, emotive, and misunderstood as “utopia,” is truly a task only to be undertaken by either an intellectual giant or an utter fool. Fortunately for readers, Professor Gregory Claeys, from the University of London, is the former. This relatively large-format book is richly illustrated and printed on glossy “art” paper, ensuring that the rich colors are not lost. (...)
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  17. Carolina E. López (2007). Historia y Utopía: Relaciones Vinculantes Desde la Perspectiva de Agnes Heller. Utopía y Praxis Latinoamericana 12 (37):99-106.score: 32.0
    The aim of this work is to analyze the role that Agnes Heller gives to utopia in the frame work of the the ory of history. To accomplish this, there lation she establishes between future-utopia, change-utopia and progress-utopia will be analyzed. After the analysis and explanation of these conce..
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  18. Anthony Kenny (2006). An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy. Blackwell Pub..score: 30.0
    This illustrated edition of Sir Anthony Kenny’s acclaimed survey of Western philosophy offers the most concise and compelling story of the complete development of philosophy available. Spanning 2,500 years of thought, An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy provides essential coverage of the most influential philosophers of the Western world, among them Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Jesus, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Berkeley, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, Darwin, Freud, Frege, Russell, and Wittgenstein. Replete with over 60 (...)
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  19. Elena Takho-Godi (2004). Aleksej Losev's Antiutopia. Studies in East European Thought 56 (2-3):225-241.score: 30.0
    This article is devoted not only to Losev''sphilosophical works, but also to his fiction,which he created during 1930s and 1940s.Losev''s eight books of the 1920s (his``octateuch'''') combine into a single whole thatamounts to his philosophy of life and historydepicted in expressive images. At the same timeLosev''s ``octateuch'''' strikes one as having beenwritten at a single sitting and in a singlestyle, in a genre that can be identified as the``philosophical novel'''' having as much right asSpengler''s opus to be called an ``intellectualnovel.'''' (...)
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  20. Stéphane Mosès (2009). The Angel of History: Rosenzweig, Benjamin, Scholem. Stanford University Press.score: 30.0
    Franz Rosenzweig : the other side of the West -- Dissimilation -- Hegel taken literally -- Utopia and redemption -- Walter Benjamin : the three models of history -- Metaphors of origin : ideas, names, stars -- The esthetic model -- The angel of history -- Gershem Scholem : the secret history -- The paradoxes of messianism -- Kafka, Freud, and the crisis of tradition -- Language and secularization.
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  21. Krishan Kumar (2003). Aspects of the Western Utopian Tradition. History of the Human Sciences 16 (1):63-77.score: 30.0
    The western utopia has both classical and Judaeo-Christian roots. From the Greeks came the form of the ideal city, based on reason, from Jews and Christians the idea of deliverance through a messiah and the culmination of history in the millennium. The Greek conception placed utopia in an ideal space, the Christian conception in an ideal time. The modern utopia, dating from Thomas More's Utopia (1516), drew upon both these traditions but added something distinctive of its own. Following More, (...)
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  22. María Alejandra Vanney (2013). La utopía del "retorno” de Leo Strauss frente a las utopías modernas. Giornale di Metafisica 2.score: 30.0
    Strauss claims that the general crisis in Western world is closely related to the crisis which political philosophy as such is undergoing. Apart from that, the latter is the result of the revolutionary changes introduced by the creators of modern political philosophy, whose conclusions insist that it is necessary to break with tradition in order to construe a new political science. The article examines the straussian’s vision of Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke and finally, Nietzsche. Based on this description, Strauss proposes that (...)
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  23. A. Larson (2002). Emma C. Spary, Utopia's Garden. French Natural History From Old Regime to Revolution. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 23 (2):306-307.score: 26.0
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  24. Anna K. Kuhn (1993). Ingeborg Bachmann's der Fall Franza: Myth, History, Utopia. History of European Ideas 16 (4-6):613-618.score: 26.0
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  25. Jk Graham (1985). History of Utopia and the Utopianism of History. History of European Ideas 6 (2):189-199.score: 26.0
     
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  26. Bernard S. Morris (1994). The End of Ideology, the End of Utopia, and the End of History—On the Occasion of the End of the U.S.S.R. History of European Ideas 19 (4-6):699-708.score: 26.0
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  27. Mario Wenning (2009). Utopia, Reconciliation, and Criticism in Hegel's Philosophy of History. In Will Dudley (ed.), Hegel and History. State University of New York Press.score: 26.0
  28. R. Jahanbegloo (2010). Is a Muslim Gandhi Possible?: Integrating Cultural and Religious Plurality in Islamic Traditions. Philosophy and Social Criticism 36 (3-4):309-323.score: 24.0
    In the past decade, Islam has come to be associated more than ever with images of extremism and violence. Osama bin Laden and Saddam Hussein are stock characters in this association, in the aftermath of 11 September and the ‘war on terror’. Lost in all this is a long record of Muslim experience of non-violent change and peace-making. Yet Islam hardly glorifies violence — and does quite explicitly glorify its opposite. History offers much evidence of Muslim tolerance and civil (...)
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  29. Niketas Siniossoglou (2011). Radical Platonism in Byzantium: Illumination and Utopia in Gemistos Plethon. Cambridge University Press.score: 24.0
    Machine generated contents note: Introduction: Plethon and the notion of Paganism; Part I. Lost Rings of the Platonist Golden Chain: 1. Underground Platonism in Byzantium; 2. The rise of the Byzantine Illuminati; 3. The Plethon affair; Part II. The Elements of Pagan Platonism: 4. Epistemic optimism; 5. Pagan ontology; 6. Symbolic theology: the mythologising of Platonic ontology; Part III. Mistra versus Athos: 7. Intellectual and spiritual utopias; Part IV. The Path of Ulysses and the Path of Abraham: 8. Conclusion; (...)
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  30. Evgeny Dobrenko (2011). Utopias of Return: Notes on (Post-)Soviet Culture and its Frustrated (Post-)Modernisation. Studies in East European Thought 63 (2):159-171.score: 24.0
    This article discusses the role of representative strategies in twentieth-century Russian culture. Just as Russia interacted with Europe in the Marquis de Custine’s time via discourse and representation, in the twentieth century Russia re-entered European consciousness by simulating ‘socialism’. In the post-Soviet era, the nation aspired to be admitted to the ‘European house’ by simulating a ‘market economy’, ‘democracy’, and ‘postmodernism’. But in reality Russia remains the same country as before, torn between the reality of its own helplessness and poverty, (...)
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  31. Ross Poole (2012). The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History by Samuel Moyn. Constellations 19 (2):340-343.score: 24.0
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  32. Evgeny Dobrenko (2011). Erratum To: Utopias of Return: Notes on (Post-)Soviet Culture and its Frustrated (Post-)Modernization. Studies in East European Thought 63 (2):173-173.score: 24.0
    This article discusses the role of representative strategies in twentieth-century Russian culture. Just as Russia interacted with Europe in the Marquis de Custine’s time via discourse and representation, in the twentieth century Russia re-entered European consciousness by simulating ‘socialism’. In the post-Soviet era, the nation aspired to be admitted to the ‘European house’ by simulating a ‘market economy’, ‘democracy’, and ‘postmodernism’. But in reality Russia remains the same country as before, torn between the reality of its own helplessness and poverty, (...)
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  33. Francesca Yardenit Albertini (2012). Peace and War in Moses Maimonides and Immanuel Kant: A Comparative Study. Journal of Jewish Thought and Philosophy 20 (2):183-198.score: 24.0
    Francesca Y. Albertini (1974‐2011) compares Maimonides’ idea of peace, as developed in MT Sefer shofetim (Book of Judges), with Kant’s work on the notion of “eternal peace” ( Zum ewigen Frieden ). Both authors develop a historical vision pointed against the use of force and war in light of a framework not limited by historical time (messianic age, eternity). Despite all differences in method and historical context, the authors agree on the notion that universal ethics provides the basis of a (...)
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  34. Steve Fleetwood (2007). Regressive/Progressive...: Review of Breaking with the Enlightenment: The Twilight of History and the Rediscovery of Utopia by Rajani Kanth. [REVIEW] Journal of Critical Realism 1 (1).score: 24.0
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  35. Robert Colls (1993). Labour's Utopias. Bolshevism, Fabianism, Social Democracy. History of European Ideas 17 (2-3):381-382.score: 24.0
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  36. Mark Shackleton (2013). Peter Swirski , American Utopia and Social Engineering in Literature, Social Thought, and Political History . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 33 (1):82-84.score: 24.0
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  37. Rajani Kannepalli Kanth (2000). [Book Review] Breaking with the Enlightenment, the Twilight of History and the Rediscovery of Utopia. [REVIEW] Science and Society 64 (1):131-133.score: 24.0
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  38. David Clay Large (1994). Old Dreams of a New Reich: Volkisch Utopias and National Socialism. History of European Ideas 18 (6):1016-1017.score: 24.0
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  39. F. Manuel & M. Eliav-Feldon (1986). Metamorphoses of the Scientist in Utopia in The Prism of Science. The Israel Colloquium: Studies in History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science. Vol. 2. [REVIEW] Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science 95:1-20.score: 24.0
     
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  40. Mary Midgley (1998). Book Notices-Utopias, Dolphins and Computers. Problems in Philosophical Plumbing. History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 20 (3):378-378.score: 24.0
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  41. Ellis Shookman (1993). Fantasies on the Fringe: Romantic Concepts of Nationalism in Utopias Set at the Edges of Nineteenth-Century Europe. History of European Ideas 16 (4-6):647-654.score: 24.0
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  42. Jim Smyth (1993). Nationalist Nightmares and Postmodernist Utopias: Irish Society in Transition. History of European Ideas 16 (1-3):157-163.score: 24.0
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  43. Gerry Canavan (2013). Defined by a Hollow: Essays on Utopia, Science Fiction and Political Epistemology, Darko Suvin, Oxford: Peter Lang, 2010. Historical Materialism 21 (1):209-216.score: 22.0
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  44. Pauline Kleingeld (1999). Kant, History, and the Idea of Moral Development. History of Philosophy Quarterly 16 (1):59-80.score: 21.0
    I examine the consistency of Kant's notion of moral progress as found in his philosophy of history. To many commentators, Kant's very idea of moral development has seemed inconsistent with basic tenets of his critical philosophy. This idea has seemed incompatible with his claims that the moral law is unconditionally and universally valid, that moral agency is noumenal and atemporal, and that all humans are equally free. Against these charges, I argue not only that Kant's notion of moral development (...)
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  45. Lorenz Krüger, Thomas Sturm, Wolfgang Carl & Lorraine Daston (eds.) (2005). Why Does History Matter to Philosophy and the Sciences? Walter DeGruyter.score: 21.0
    What are the relationships between philosophy and the history of philosophy, the history of science and the philosophy of science? This selection of essays by Lorenz Krüger (1932-1994) presents exemplary studies on the philosophy of John Locke and Immanuel Kant, on the history of physics and on the scope and limitations of scientific explanation, and a realistic understanding of science and truth. In his treatment of leading currents in 20th century philosophy, Krüger presents new and original arguments (...)
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  46. Alix A. Cohen (2008). Kant's Biological Conception of History. Journal of the Philosophy of History 2 (1):1-28.score: 21.0
    The aim of this paper is to argue that Kant's philosophy of biology has crucial implications for our understanding of his philosophy of history, and that overlooking these implications leads to a fundamental misconstruction of his views. More precisely, I will show that Kant's philosophy of history is modelled on his philosophy of biology due to the fact that the development of the human species shares a number of peculiar features with the functioning of organisms, these features entailing (...)
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  47. Joseph Margolis (2011). Toward a Theory of Human History. Journal of the Philosophy of History 4 (3-4):245-273.score: 21.0
    I show the sense in which the concept of history as a human science affects our theory of the natural sciences and, therefore, our theory of the unity of the physical and human sciences. The argument proceeds by way of reviewing the effect of the Darwinian contribution regarding teleologism and of post-Darwinian paleonanthropology on the transformation of the primate members of Homo sapiens into societies of historied selves. The strategy provides a novel way of recovering the unity of the (...)
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  48. Noel Carroll (2012). History and the Philosophy of Art. Journal of the Philosophy of History 5 (3):370-382.score: 21.0
    Abstract In this essay I trace the role of history in the philosophy of art from the early twentieth century to the present, beginning with the rejection of history by formalists like Clive Bell. I then attempt to show how the arguments of people like Morris Weitz and Arthur Danto led to a re-appreciation of history by philosophers of art such as Richard Wollheim, Jerrold Levinson, Robert Stecker and others.
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  49. Carl Hammer (2008). Explication, Explanation, and History. History and Theory 47 (2):183–199.score: 21.0
    To date, no satisfactory account of the connection between natural-scientific and historical explanation has been given, and philosophers seem to have largely given up on the problem. This paper is an attempt to resolve this old issue and to sort out and clarify some areas of historical explanation by developing and applying a method that will be called “pragmatic explication” involving the construction of definitions that are justified on pragmatic grounds. Explanations in general can be divided into “dynamic” and “static” (...)
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  50. Jari Kaukua & Vili Lähteenmäki (2010). Subjectivity as a Non-Textual Standard of Interpretation in the History of Philosophical Psychology. History & Theory 48 (1):21-37.score: 21.0
    Contemporary caution against anachronism in intellectual history, and the currently momentous theoretical emphasis on subjectivity in the philosophy of mind, are two prevailing conditions that set puzzling constraints for studies in the history of philosophical psychology. The former urges against assuming ideas, motives, and concepts that are alien to the historical intellectual setting under study, and combined with the latter suggests caution in relying on our intuitions regarding subjectivity due to the historically contingent characterizations it has attained in (...)
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