Thomas More Source Book / Edition 1

Thomas More Source Book / Edition 1

by Thomas More
     
 

This source book brings together classic text by and about Thomas More - poet, scholar, statesman, family man, educational reformer, philosopher, historian, and saint. In addition to serving as an introduction to More's life and writings for the general reader, this collection is a helpful companion to the study of More's literary and philosophical masterwork, Utopia,… See more details below

Overview

This source book brings together classic text by and about Thomas More - poet, scholar, statesman, family man, educational reformer, philosopher, historian, and saint. In addition to serving as an introduction to More's life and writings for the general reader, this collection is a helpful companion to the study of More's literary and philosophical masterwork, Utopia, and to the study of sixteenth-century history, literature, philosophy, or politics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813213767
Publisher:
Hopkins Fulfillment Services
Publication date:
08/04/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Erasmus on Thomas More, 15193
Roper's life of Sir Thomas More, knight, c. 155616
Munday & Shakespeare's Sir Thomas More, c. 159266
Contrasting poems : "On his first love"; "Twelve properties of a lover"; More's psalm on detachment161
Contrasting letters : to John Colet; to his children; to his wife; to Antonio Bonvisi175
Plutarch's "How to tell a flatterer from a friend"; More's "On a false friend"185
Letter to William Gonell, the teacher of More's children197
Letters to his children201
Letter to Oxford university204
Conscience and integrity212
On pride215
Erasmus on More's approach to education221
On dealing with lions231
Poems on the human condition and the art of governing233
Other poems on politics235
"Petition for freedom of speech" (1523)240
More defends the liberty of the house : Roper's account243
On private property, riches, and poverty246
On law and liberty253
More's conception of God261
Private judgment and God's word270
The two swords; heresy and just war281
Defense of the clergy291
On the condition of church and state in England299
Letter to Erasmus after resigning as lord chancellor, June 1533305
More's account of his first interrogation, 17 April 1534311
A dialogue on conscience, August 1534316
"Tale of Mother Maud" : on conscience again, 1534-1535336
More's interrogation of 2 May 1535343
More's final interrogation, 3 June 1535347
Trial and execution : Paris & Newsletter's account352
Last words before execution, 6 July 1535357
AppChronologies of Thomas More's life and writings361
AppMaps : the life and travels of Thomas More366
AppRoper's life : a study outline372

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