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Charles Fourier’s political economy. The theory of abundance and the theory of exception

Tomomi Fukushima  |  2011 / n° 22 |  octobre 2016



Abstract

In order to investigate Charles Fourier’s political economy, one should both investigate his contribution to the history of economics and the influence this discipline exerted on him. Fourier’s claim to the right to work is humorously coupled with his claim to the right to rob. His social minimum includes the guarantee of love. Lastly, his economic theory is described as the economics of abundance, according to which scarcity refers to the intensity of passions.

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Index

Notions : Economie - Economie politique - Travail

Personnes : Gide, Charles - Menger, Anton - Mill, John Stuart

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FUKUSHIMA Tomomi , « Charles Fourier’s political economy. The theory of abundance and the theory of exception », Cahiers Charles Fourier , 2011 / n° 22 , en ligne : http://www.charlesfourier.fr/spip.php?article969 (consulté le 28 mai 2020).


Tomomi Fukushima

Tomomi Fukushima est historien des idées sociales ; docteur en sociologie de l’Université Hitotsubashi (Japon) ainsi que de l’Université Paris VII, il est bibliothécaire spécial et agent de recherche adjoint au Center for Historical Social Science Literature, Hitotsubashi University.


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