Definition of utopian socialism in English:

utopian socialism


  • Socialism achieved by the moral persuasion of capitalists to surrender the means of production peacefully to the people.

    ‘He later described his ideas at the time as a ‘curious mixture ‘of Western liberalism, democratic reformism, and utopian socialism or anarchism.’’
    • ‘The movement established some links with reforms such as feminism and utopian socialism.’
    • ‘His utopian socialism had a lasting impact on radical politics in that colony and even beyond its borders.’
    • ‘There's an attraction to a business model that is closer to utopian socialism.’
    • ‘The boldness of that declaration had much to do with utopian socialism.’