Academia between Utopia and Dystopia: Francis Bacon, Ursula K. Le Guin, and Alasdair MacIntyre

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Kaźmierczak, Paweł;
  • Publisher: Institute of Educational Sciences at Jesuit University Ignatianum in Kraków
  • Journal: Multidisciplinary Journal of School Education (issn: 2543-8409, eissn: 2543-7585)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.14632/mjse.2018.13.149
  • Subject: philosophy of education, theory of literature | academia; utopia; Francis Bacon; Ursula K. Le Guin; Alasdair MacIntyre

The paper examines two visions of the relation between science and society through the utopian novel New Atlantis, by Bacon, and the dystopian novella, New Atlantis, by Le Guin. In Francis Bacon’s classic utopia scientists enjoy high social status and have all imaginabl... View more
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