The One Thomas More

The One Thomas More Thomas More the humanist Sir Thomas More the statesman Saint Thomas More the martyr Who was Thomas More Which characterization of him is most true Despite these multiple images and the problems of Mor

  • Title: The One Thomas More
  • Author: Travis Curtright
  • ISBN: 9780813219950
  • Page: 411
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Thomas More the humanist Sir Thomas More the statesman Saint Thomas More the martyr Who was Thomas More Which characterization of him is most true Despite these multiple images and the problems of Mores true identity, Travis Curtright uncovers a continuity of interests and, through interdisciplinary contexts, presents one Thomas More.

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    1. This is a very illuminating treatment of Thomas More. Curtright's engagement with scholarly and popular debates on More is masterful, and the book does not shy away from the deepest problems and controversies surrounding More. The book is particularly insightful in its treatment of More's "indirect approach," or theory of political decorum in Utopia. The basic point is that circumstances of political necessity can justify seemingly immoral methods, such as withholding parts of the truth or makin [...]

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