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A New View of Society and Other Writings By Robert Owen

A New View of Society and Other Writings
by Robert Owen

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Argues that, since individuals are wholly formed by their environment, education is the crucial factor in transforming them. This work then adopts far more radical position, proposing nothing less than 'the emancipation of mankind' and the creation of a 'new moral world', and a full-scale reorganization of British society.
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A New View of Society and Other Writings by Robert Owen

In his early works Owen argues that, since individuals are wholly formed by their environment, education is the crucial factor in transforming them. Later he came to adopt far more radical positions, proposing nothing less than 'the emancipation ofmankind' and the creation of a 'new moral world', a full-scale reorganization of British society, major reforms of working practices and the Poor Laws and the establishment of co-operative model.

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About Robert Owen


Robert Owen (1771-1858) was one of the greatest of British social reformers.


George Claeys received his PhD from the University of Cambridge and is now Associate Professor of History at Washington University.

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GOR002613788
A New View of Society and Other Writings by Robert Owen
Robert Owen
Used - Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
1991-01-01
432
0140433481
9780140433487
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The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.