Self Reliance

Self Reliance

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Essayist, poet, and philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882) propounded a transcendental idealism emphasizing self-reliance, self-culture, and individual expression. The six essays and one address included in this volume, selected fromEssays, First Series (1841) and Essays, Second Series (1844), offer a representative sampling of his views outlining that moral idealism as well as a hint of the later skepticism that colored his thought. In addition to the celebrated title essay, the others included here are "History," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet," and "Experience," plus the well-known and frequently read Harvard Divinity School Address.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 130 x 204 x 10mm | 113.4g
  • Dover Publications Inc.
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0486277909
  • 9780486277905
  • 8,256

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Essayist, poet, and philosopher, Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 1882) propounded a transcendental idealism emphasizing self-reliance, self-culture, and individual expression. The six essays and one address included in this volume, selected from "Essays, First Series" (1841) and "Essays, Second Series" (1844), offer a representative sampling of his views outlining that moral idealism as well as a hint of the later skepticism that colored his thought. In addition to the celebrated title essay, the others included here are "History," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet," and "Experience," plus the well-known and frequently read Harvard Divinity School Address."

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Table of contents

From Essays (1841)   History   Self-Reliance   Friendship   The Over-soul From Essays: Second Series (1844)   The Poet   Experience The Divinity School Address

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