Appeared in: Volume 1, Number 4
Published on: June 1, 2006
Utopianism Redux

The re-publication of Leszek Kolakowski’s magisterial Main Currents of Marxism is cause for celebration. The migration of the utopian illusion he understood so well is not.

John Gray is professor of European thought at the London School of Economics and author of Al Qaeda and What It Means To Be Modern, Heresies: Against Progress and Other Illusions, and many other books.

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