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The Utopia Collection

Francis Bacon, Tommaso Campanella, Thomas Moore, Jean Jacques Rousseau

Publisher: Blackmore Dennett

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Summary

The systematic study of Utopias cannot but be fruitful of results. Fantastic though many of the systems are, each is nevertheless a mirror of the prevailing thought of the period in which it is written and a key to the ideals of the best men. To write properly the history of Utopias from the time of Sir Thomas More to the present is to write the history of the progress of human thought in the last five centuries...

Featuring:

The Social Contract, by Jean Jacques Rousseau
Utopia, by Thomas More
New Atlantis, by Francis Bacon
and
City of the Sun, by Tommaso Campanella

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