Definition of Phalanstery

1. n. An association or community organized on the plan of Fourier. See Fourierism.



Definition of Phalanstery

1. Noun. An association or community organized on the plan of (w Charles Fourier), with living space divided hierarchically and higher pay for those carrying out unpopular tasks. ¹

2. Noun. The dwelling house of a Fourierite community. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Phalanstery

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phalanstery

phalangers
phalanges
phalangian
phalangid
phalangids
phalangious
phalangist
phalangistine
phalangite
phalangites
phalangitis
phalangoidea
phalansterian
phalansterians
phalansteries
phalanstery (current term)
phalanx
phalanxes
phalaris
phalarope
phalaropes
phalera
phalerae
phall
phallacidin
phallacin
phallalgia
phallectomies
phalli

Literary usage of Phalanstery

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1. Co-operation at Home and Abroad: A Description and Analysis, with a by Charles Ryle Fay (1920)
"Societies of 1848—Exceptional Societies : Godin's phalanstery of Guise. Lunetiers of Paris, Cab-drivers—Ordinary Societies—Classification by ..."

2. The Science of Nutrition: Treatise Upon the Science of Nutrition by Edward Atkinson, Ellen Henrietta Richards, Mary W. Hinman Abel, Maria Daniell, Wilbur Olin Atwater (1896)
"If I can show how a family of five can be nourished as well and as cheaply as a phalanstery of five hundred then I may claim that in developing the simple ..."

3. The Homes of the New World: Impressions of America by Fredrika Bremer (1853)
"Among the invitations of to-day there was one to a phalanstery, situated in New Jersey, not far from New York. I shall have no objection to make a nearer ..."

4. Passional Hygiene and Natural Medicine: Embracing the Harmonies of Man with by M. Edgeworth Lazurus (1852)
"... each phalanstery. PROGRAMME OK AW INTEGRAL HYGIENIC INSTITUTE. THIS is no other than that of an agricultural and domestic association: for the ills of ..."

5. Selections from the Works of Fourier by Charles Fourier (1901)
"CHAPTER XII THE phalanstery THE announcement does, I acknowledge, sound very improbable, of a method for combining three hundred families unequal in fortune ..."

6. Human physiology the basis of sanitary and social science by Thomas Low Nichols (1872)
"... Cabet, Warren—Fourierism—The phalanstery—Adaptation to English Life —Rural Associations—Social Organisation in Towns—Economics and Advantages—Working ..."

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