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Title:

Wojciech Gutkowski’s Kalopea and educational utopia

Creator:

Barański, Jarosław

Subject and Keywords:

education ; utopia ; Wojciech Gutkowski

Abstract:

Wojciech Gutkowski’s "Journey to Kalopea", which was in the manuscript already in 1817, is the first Polish utopia that advocates a radical transformation of the social order. This social order should be based on a system of equality and social justice. Gutkowski placed his ideal state in Australia, to which according this text arrived King of Poland, Boleslaw Śmiały, in the eleventh century. Gutkowski’s educational utopia are ideas, solutions and laws derived from the tradition of the Commission of National Education and the works of the Chamber of Public Education. This utopia is based on the profound conviction that the realization of the ideas mentioned above is possible only in a society based on common property, which joint property will provide the conditions of universal and free education. An important feature of Gutkowski’s thought is the postulate of universal and complete education for women, what is a revolutionary idea at the beginning of the nineteenth century.

Place of publishing:

Wrocław

Publisher:

Instytut Pedagogiki Uniwersytetu Wrocławskiego

Date issued:

2017

Format:

application/pdf

Identifier:

ISBN 978-83-62618-35-4

Language:

pol

Relation:

Utopia a edukacja, T. 2, s. 67-83

Licence:

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Rights holder:

© Copyright by Jarosław Barański

Location of original object:

Biblioteka Instytutu Pedagogiki UWr

Autor opisu:

h.w.