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Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780226454122
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This chapter traces the evolution of Alexander Bogdanov's dream of a future socialist society and his vision of humanity in his fictions Red Star and Tectology. It analyzes Bogdanov's proletarian science and its role in his fictional and philosophical writings. This chapter also identifies the sources of his visions and explores the connections among his three personas as a scientist, a writer and a revolutionary.

Keywords: Alexander Bogdanov; sociality society; humanity; Red Star; Tectology; proletarian science; visions; scientist; writer; revolutionary

Chapter.  8634 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Science and Technology

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