Cover of: Utopia | Thomas More

About the Book

First published in 1516, Thomas More's Utopia is one of the most important works of European humanism. Through the voice of the mysterious traveler Raphael Hythloday, More describes a pagan, communist city-state governed by reason. Addressing such issues as religious pluralism, women's rights, state-sponsored education, colonialism, and justified warfare, Utopia seems remarkably contemporary nearly five centuries after it was written, and it remains a foundational text in philosophy and political theory.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Translated from the Latin.

Series
Cambridge texts in the history of political thought
Genre
Early works to 1800.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
335/.02
Library of Congress
HX810.5 .E54 2002

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxxvii, 134 p. ;
Number of pages
134

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3671067M
ISBN 10
0521819253, 0521525403
LC Control Number
2002728248
Library Thing
12313
Goodreads
363684
716445

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History

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