Totalitarianism and the ‘Repressed’ Utopia of the Present: moving beyond Hayek, Popper and Foucault

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This article starts by reviewing the negative account of utopian thinking in dominant liberal western political theory, through the positing of a link between utopianism and totalitarianism, as present in the writings of liberal writers like Hayek, Popper, Berlin and others. As such, this article constitutes a critique of the liberal theories of utopianism… (More)

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@inproceedings{Olssen2003TotalitarianismAT, title={Totalitarianism and the ‘Repressed’ Utopia of the Present: moving beyond Hayek, Popper and Foucault}, author={Mark Olssen}, year={2003} }