the doctrines of F. M. C. Fourier, esp. his proposed system for reorganizing society into small, self-sufficient, cooperative agricultural communities
A system for social reform advocated by Charles Fourier in the early 1800s, proposing that society be organized into self-sustaining communal groups.
- Fou′ri·er·ist, Fou′ri·er·ite′
From French Fouriérisme