The City Of The Sun by Tommaso Campanella

"The City of the Sun" is a philosophical work that presents a visionary society where goods, women, and children are held in common. It describes a utopian city governed by a theocratic and philosophical elite, where the inhabitants live harmoniously, dedicating their lives to knowledge, virtue, and the collective well-being. The city is structured with concentric walls adorned with scientific and artistic knowledge, reflecting the society's dedication to intellectual enlightenment and the eradication of ignorance and vice. The work serves as a critique of European society of the time, proposing a radical alternative that emphasizes communal living, education, and the blending of religion and science as the foundations of a just and prosperous community.

The 2695th greatest book of all time


Published
1623
Nationality
Italian
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
Unknown
Original Language
Latin

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