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Utopia, or, The happy republic

Thomas More

Utopia, or, The happy republic

a philosophical romance, in two books

by Thomas More

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Published by Charles Gilpin in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Utopias.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementwritten in Latin by Sir Thomas More ; translated English by Gilbert Burnet.
    SeriesThe Phoenix library
    ContributionsBurnet, Gilbert, 1643-1715.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 173 p. ;
    Number of Pages173
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19145780M

    before Utopia was written. Designedly fantastic in suggestion of details, ‘Utopia’ is the work of a scholar who had read Plato’s ‘Republic,’ and had his fancy quickened after reading Plutarch’s account of Spartan life under Lycurgus. Beneath the veil of an ide-al communism, into which there has been worked some. From the book: Change Your Life, Change the World Utopia is an ideal based on the universal principles of “harmony” and “progress”. This ideal starts from every individual who acquires the correct knowledge of Buddha’s Truth and then practice it with altruism, tolerance and forgiveness.

    Analysis: Book II, a–c. Coming on the heels of Thrasymachus’ attack on justice in Book I, the points that Glaucon and Adeimantus raise—the social contract theory of justice and the idea of justice as a currency that buys rewards in the afterlife—bolster the . By Saint Sir Thomas More, Plato., Francis Bacon and James Augustus St. John.

      The book is a discussion between a man called Raphael Hythloday, who is describing the institutions and customs of a people who he claims to have encountered on the island of Utopia ('Nowhere' in Greek, also 'Eutopia' would be 'happy place') and two other men, Thomas More and Peter Giles. Hythloday claims the Utopians have utterly rid. Utopia: Or The Happy Republic. A Philosophical Romance. To which is Added, "The New Atlantis", by [Fr.] Bacon. With a Preliminary Discourse, Containing An Analysis Op Plato's Republic, Etc., and Copious Notes by J.A. St. John.


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(from t.p.) Book I. Containing preliminary discourses on the happiest state of a commonwealth -- Book II. Containing a description of the island of Utopia, the towns, magistrates, mechanick trades, and manner of life of the Utopians, their traffick, travelling, slaves, marriages, military discipline, religionsPages:   Utopia: Or the Happy Republic, a Philosophical Romance.

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John, Esq. Author More, Thomas, Sir, Saint, Published Utopia: Or the Happy Republic; A Philosophical Romance, in Two Books by Sir Thomas More Translated Into English by Gil by Saint Thomas More Utopia | The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press.

Utopia, or, The Happy Republic: A Philosophical Romance in Two Books (Glasgow: R. and A. Foulis, ), by Thomas More, trans. by Gilbert Burnet (multiple formats at ) Utopia: Containing an Impartial History of the Manners, Customs, Polity, government, &c. of That Island (with an account of Thomas More's life; London: Printed for D.

Utopia; Or the Happy Republic; a Philosophical Romance. to Which Is Added the N Utopia or The: $ Utopia or The happy republic a philosophical romance Book 1 More Thomas. A utopia (/ j uː ˈ t oʊ p i ə / yoo-TOH-pee-ə) is an imagined community or society that possesses highly desirable or nearly perfect qualities for its citizens.

The term was coined by Sir Thomas More for his book Utopia, describing a fictional island society in the south Atlantic Ocean off the coast of South opposite of a utopia is a dystopia, which dominates the. Utopia, or, The happy republic: a philosophical romance: in two books / written in Latin by Sir Thomas More ; Translated into English by Gilbert Burnet By The word "utopia" was coined in Greek language by Sir Thomas More for his book Utopia, but the genre has roots dating back to antiquity.

The Republic (ca. BC) by Plato – One of the earliest conceptions of a utopia. Laws ( BC) by Plato. Introduction This book provides the first English study (comprehensive of introductory essays, translations, and notes) of five prominent Italian Renaissance utopias: Doni’s Wise and Crazy World, Patrizi’s The Happy City, and Zuccolo’s The Republic of Utopia, The Republic of Evandria.

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Free shipping for many products. The Republic is Plato’s most famous dialogue, contains many of his best-known arguments and is one of the great classics of world literature. It is also the victim of a serious and widespread misconception, in that it is held to present a political utopia, a polis [city state] to be imitated.

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Online Books by. Thomas More (More, Thomas, Saint, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. More, Thomas, Saint, The Common-Wealth of Utopia: Containing a Learned and Pleasant Discourse of the Best State of a Publike Weale, as it is Found in the Government of the New Ile Called Utopia (London: Printed by B.

Alsop. Utopia, or, The happy republic: a philosophical romance, in two books. [Thomas More, Saint] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create. The Laws is one of Plato’s last dialogues.

In it, he sketches the basic political structure and laws of an ideal city named Magnesia. Despite the fact that the Laws treats a number of basic issues in political and ethical philosophy as well as theology, it has suffered neglect compared with the recent years, however, more scholarly attention has been paid to the Laws.

Utopia Or The Happy Republic, A Philosophical Romance: To Which Is Added, The New Atlantis () by Thomas More, Francis Bacon, James Augustus St. John ISBN (). Neither in the Republic, nor in any other Dialogue of Plato, is a single character repeated. The delineation of Socrates in the Republic is not wholly consistent.

In the first book we have more of the real Socrates, such as he is depicted in the Memorabilia of Xenophon, in the earliest Dialogues of Plato, and in the Apology.

Utopia: or the happy republic ; a philosophical romance, in two books. Book I. Containing preliminary discourses on the happiest state of a common-wealth.

Utopia, or the Happy Republic A Philosophical Romance In Two Books Written in Latin by Sir Thomas More and Translated into English by Gilbert Burnet Printed for D. MacVean, et al, Glasgow, In original publisher's boards with no title.

pages.Morality plays a fairly constant role in Utopian societies, as the foundations of a universally beneficial society are based on our ability and desire to make “right” choices, having accepted that "justice is the excellence of the soul, and injustice the defect of the soul" (The Republic Book I).

Work, too, is a common element of Utopias.The Republic is undoubtedly one of Plato's masterworks and one of the most influential and widely read books in the history of is also devilishly difficult to truly understand.

There are any number of reasons for this, but one of them is the sheer breadth of topics and issues that Plato introduces over the course of the dialogue.