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Ideal Commonwealths Plutarch's Lycurgus, More'S Utopia, Bacon's New Atlantis, Campanella's City Of The Sun And A Fragment Of Hall's Mundus Alter Et Idem

By: Ed. Henry Morley
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Ideal Commonwealths" by Henry Morley is a thought-provoking exploration of utopian visions, societal structures, governance models, and ethical frameworks. Through an in-depth analysis of utopian literature, Morley delves into the philosophical inquiries and speculative fiction that have shaped our understanding of ideal societies throughout history. From Thomas More's groundbreaking work "Utopia" to Plato's Republic, Morley meticulously examines the intellectual rigor and scholarly analysis embedded within these texts. Drawing on his expertise, Morley scrutinizes the human quest for a perfect society, unraveling the complexities of societal organization and moral principles. He navigates through the intricate landscapes of utopian thought, offering readers insights into the diverse visions of utopia that have emerged over the centuries. With its blend of historical context and philosophical inquiry, "Ideal Commonwealths" stands as a seminal work in utopian studies, challenging readers to reflect on the possibilities and limitations of human imagination. Morley's scholarly analysis prompts readers to consider the underlying ideals and practical implications of utopian visions, sparking thought-provoking discussions about the nature of society and the pursuit of an ideal world.

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Ed. Henry Morley

Henry Morley, a distinguished British scholar and writer, penned the timeless masterpiece "Ideal Commonwealths," offering a profound exploration of utopian visions throughout history. In this seminal work, Morley delves into the ideal societies envisioned by philosophers, thinkers, and writers from various epochs and cultures, illuminating their societal structures, governance models, and ethical frameworks. Through meticulous research and insightful analysis, Morley presents a comprehensive survey of utopian literature, from Plato's "Republic" to Thomas More's "Utopia" and beyond, shedding light on the enduring human quest for a perfect society. With keen insight and scholarly rigor, Morley examines the underlying ideals and practical implications of these imagined commonwealths, inviting readers on a thought-provoking journey through the realms of speculative fiction and philosophical inquiry. "Ideal Commonwealths" stands as a testament to Morley's intellectual prowess and his enduring contribution to the study of utopian thought, inspiring generations of readers to contemplate the possibilities and limitations of human imagination in the pursuit of an ideal society.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 190 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362205009
  • ISBN-13: 9789362205001
  • Item Weight: 285g
  • Dimension: 216 x 140 x 10.7mm
  • Country of Origin: India
  • Age: 13+
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type: Juvenile Nonfiction / History / Modern