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The True Nature of Sir Thomas More

Summary: The most-accurate depiction of Sir Thomas More's philosophies is probably a combination of the character of Raphael Hythloday and the narrator of More's book "Utopia."
Sir Thomas More survives in many different sources including his own book, Utopia, Robert Bolt's play, A Man for all Seasons, and in the encyclopedias; each depicting a different perspective of More. But which depiction is the most accurate? And why was this inconsistency necessary?

Sir Thomas More's book, Utopia, describes, for the most part, a conversation between More and a fictional philosopher/explorer, Raphael Hythloday. Hythloday describes his travels to countless places including most notably his voyage to the island of Utopia. Although a fictional island, Hythoday is able to depict what he believes is the ideal society. He breaks down the different aspects of society such as governent, economics, property, marriage, education, science and philosophy and describes the Utopian interpretation of them; many times describing very extreme solutions and ideas. It is for this reason, that I do not believe Hythoday...

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