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Trans/Form/Ação vol.19  Marília Dec. 1996 



Entre utopia libertária e realismo político: Godwin e Shelley diante da revolução


Between libertarian utopia and political realism: Godwin and Shelley on revolution



Patrizia Piozzi

Departamento de Ciências Sociais Aplicadas à Educação - Unicamp - 13081-970 - Campinas - SP




O artigo examina as idéias políticas de Godwin e Shelley, tendo como pano de fundo a emergência e crise do radicalismo "jacobino" inglês, durante a década de 1790. A análise busca mostrar o desenvolvimento - e impasses - dos ideais libertários destes autores diante das profundas transformações em curso, entre o fim do século XVIII e o começo do século XIX.

Palavras-chave: Anarquia; revolução; modernidade; razão; utopia.


This article investigates Godwin's and Shelley's political ideas within the broad backdrop established by the emergence and crisis of the English "jacobin" radicalism. The following analysis explores the development of and problems faced by the libertarian ideals of those thinkers and their reactions to the dramatic social and political changes which took place between the end of the XVIIIth and beginnings of the XlXth centuries.

Keywords: Anarchy; revolution; modernity; reason; Utopia.



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