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Thomas More and History September 13-14, 2018
  • More in History
  • Thomas More's Utopia
  • Utopia & Utopias
  • Richard III - History & Philosophy
  • More and Luther
  • Thomas More and Spain


  • Le Puy-en-Velay - June 2018
  • Les voix du dialogue chez Thomas More


  • Orléans May 2018
  • Les premières utopies : des Cités de Dieu ?


  • Niort April 2018
  • L'Utopie de Thomas More


  • Dallas CTMS Nov 2016


    Bruges 2016 - SCSC
  • Literature and Geography
  • Utopian mirrors and images
  • Spiritual Masters
  • Translations of Utopia
  • Utopia and De Tristitia Christi
  • Margaret Roper and Erasmus


  • Berlin 2015 - RSA
  • 16th and 17th Utopias
  • More and Publishing (I)
  • More and Publishing (II)
  • Humanism and spirituality


  • New York 2014 - RSA
  • Introduction
  • Geography and Utopias I
  • Geography and Utopias II
  • Geography and Utopias III
  • More Facing his Time
  • Intertextual Connections
  • More Circle I
  • More Circle II
  • Talk at St Bart's


  • Washington DC 2014 - TMS
  • Washington DC 2014


  • Paris 2012 - Amici Thomae Mori
  • Paris 2012 - Recordings


  • Other Conferences
  • Montreal 2011
  • Venice 2010
  • Dallas 2008
  • Liverpool 2008


  • 2016 M-C Phélippeau Talks
    2013 - M-C P at Boulogne


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    Thomas More’s Utopia

    Chair: Prof. Elliott M. Simon (U. Haifa)

    Utopian History: Prospects for Social Change

    Jerry Harp - Lewis & Clarke College -
    harp@lclark.edu

         Dr. Jerry Harp wishes to show that, contrary to received ideas, Utopian society is not static but open to historical change, and capable of social, cultural and economic eveolution.

       Dr. Jerry Harp's presentation should soon be published.
         


    Jerry Harp's Paper Abstract

    Gold, a useless commodity in itself’: Nascent Capitalism, Spanish New World Gold and Thomas More’s Utopia

    Jesús López-Peláez Casellas -
    University of Jaénjlopez@ujaen.es

         Prof. Jesús López-Peláez shows how More, through his Utopia was aware of nascent capitalism that was developing in Europe.
     
         His paper will be presented for publication.


    Jesús López-Peláez Casellas's Paper Abstract

    Questions to Jerry Harp and Jesús López-Peláez Casellas