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Utopia - Saint Thomas More (Paperback)

Description

This extraordinary treatise on the values of rationality and reason is here presented in a sparkling new translation by Roger Clarke and accompanied by copious notes and additional texts.

Product Details

Barcode
9781847496256
Department
Books
Released
25 May 2017
Supply Source
UK

Book

Authors
Saint Thomas More
Thomas More
Roger Clarke (Translator)
Binding
Paperback
Publisher
Alma Books Ltd
Series
Alma Classics Evergreens
Language
English
Number of Pages
288
Dimensions
198 x 128 x 128mm (198g)

Summary

  • One of the most famous ideal societies portrayed in fiction. Here presented in a brand-new translation by Roger Clarke. Wonderfully annotated with an extensive apparatus and additional material which make this edition unique.

Fiction

General Subject
Literature/Classics
BISAC Subject 1
Fiction / Classics
BISAC Subject 3
Philosophy / Ethics & Moral Philosophy
BISAC Subject 4
Fiction / Classics
BIC Classification 1
Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
Library Subject 1
Utopias
Dewey Classification
321.07
Readership
General (US: Trade)

Author Bio

As a philosopher, author, statesman and humanist, Thomas More (1478-1535) was one of the most influential thinkers of the English Renaissance. He was a councillor to Henry VIII, who famously ordered his execution, and is venerated as a saint in Catholicism. More's Utopia is considered one of the most influential philosophical works of all time.

Review Quotes

"Astonishingly radical stuff." - Terry Eagleton