Thomas More-Utopian Tradition (born during the English Renaissance)-To be more specific, this was the time of the commercial capitalist revolution-He critiqued the new society and believed it to be the progenitor of social diseases (mass poverty, and slum activities) with only a few immune (and they were the bourgeoisie) -Harsh working conditions-Due to dire need for economic stability of families, the unhealthy work practice continued-Morality fell to the wayside during this period-More died for his faith-Published “ Utopia ” in 1516-Spoke of benevolence towards others and sharing wealth for mutual benefit -No private property-No fear of starvation, unemployment, etc.-Reduced division of labor-Work becomes boring and repetitive otherwise and leads to it oppressing the workers-The community, instead of the market, makes production& allocation decisions
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course INTA 2210 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Georgia Tech.