Dictionary of Utopias
From Dada to Bacon, the Internet to the Enlightenment, the great technological inventions to the great revolutions, this is a charmed guide to the story of all our greatest hopes. The authors, two historians and one historian of science, take up Sir Thomas More’s sixteenth century quest to define utopia, this time in dictionary form. From ancient Greece to today, here is the record of so many searches for happiness.
Antoine Picon : Antoine Picon teaches at the École Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées and specializes in the history of science and technology.