To understand contemporary society, it has become more and more essential to understand the phenomenon of radicalism—the aspirations of radical movements, the strategies and tactics of radicalism, and the impact of radicalism on contemporary society. Radicalism in the Contemporary Age grew out of the recognition of this need. A study in three volum

chapter 1|9 pages

Introduction: Need of Utopia, Fear of Utopia Leszek Kolakowski

ByLeszek Kolakowski

chapter 2|21 pages

The Function of the Vision of the Future in Radical Movements

ByRobert Nisbet

chapter 3|49 pages

Marx’s Vision of Communism: A Reconstruction

ByBertell Ollman

chapter 4|42 pages

Utopian and Dystopian Elements in the Maoist Vision of the Future

ByMaurice Meisner

chapter 5|24 pages

The Future as Present: Political and Theoretical Implications

ByDick Howard

chapter 6|19 pages

Futurology and Its Radical Critique

ByMarcus Raskin