Title

The Political Theory of Dystopian Literature

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Dr. Warren Edminster

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Through the dystopian works of Aldous Huxley and George Orwell the ideas of political theorists will be explored. Looking to historical regimes similar to those created by the authors and technologies that are present in society today, the dangers of a seemingly utopian society will be examined and analyzed. Through this analysis, it will become clear that political theorists have correctly put forward theories that hold true in practice.

Location

Barkley Room, Curris Center

Start Date

April 2016

End Date

April 2016

Affiliations

Honors Thesis

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Apr 21st, 1:30 PM Apr 21st, 2:30 PM

The Political Theory of Dystopian Literature

Barkley Room, Curris Center

Through the dystopian works of Aldous Huxley and George Orwell the ideas of political theorists will be explored. Looking to historical regimes similar to those created by the authors and technologies that are present in society today, the dangers of a seemingly utopian society will be examined and analyzed. Through this analysis, it will become clear that political theorists have correctly put forward theories that hold true in practice.