Imaginer et réformer la société renaissante : l’Utopie de Thomas More à la charnière de l’Antiquité et de la modernité

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This paper paints a historical-philosophical survey of some sources of Thomas More's Utopia by considering the content and the form of his narrative, which inspired for centuries thinking and dreaming about what a good society would look like. This essay intends contributing to clarify the intentions of its author, which remained debated until our time. More's book reflects a wide range of ancient and modern influences, while some particularities of his nararative go back to his quarrels with the intellectual and theological milieus during his lifetime and to his friendship and intellectual relationship with Erasmus. The Christian background of Utopia is especially important.
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