"It is an immense work of painstaking erudition, and will undoubtedly be the standard text for this generation."—Times Literary Supplement

"Both the completeness of this volume and the care with which it has been produced will gain for it the respect of the general student and the specialist alike."—Seventeenth-Century News

Thomas More's Utopia, from its first appearance in 1516, has been one of the germinal works in Western thought and remains even today, in its essential modernity, stimulating and controversial. Based on Volume 4 of the Yale Edition of the Complete Works of St. Thomas More, this edition includes an Introduction and Notes by Father Surtz. Notes are provided as explanatory comment on the text. The accuracy of the translation ensures that the volume can be used by the historian, literary scholar, the social and political scientist, and the student of utopian thought.
Born in London, the son of a judge, More became an important statesman and scholar. He was also one of the most eminent humanists of the Renaissance. Educated at Oxford, More became an under-sheriff of London and, later, a member of Parliament. Under King Henry VIII he served as Treasurer of the Exchequer, speaker of the House of Commo...
Product dimensions:192 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.68 in
Shipping dimensions:192 pages, 8 X 5 X 0.68 in
Published:September 10, 1964
Publisher:Yale University Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780300002386

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