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Self-Reliance, and Other Essays (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Self-Reliance and Other Essays contains selections from both Emerson's First and Second Series, plus the Harvard Divinity School Address. This little gem of a book offers a fine sampling of the transcendental idealism and reliance on the individual advocated by Emerson. "Nothing at last is sacred," he claimed, "but the integrity of your own mind."
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Publisher Comments:

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.

Synopsis:

Six essays and one address outline Emerson's moral idealism and hint at later scepticism. In addition to title essay, this volume includes "History," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet" and "Experience," plus the Harvard Divinity School Address.

Synopsis:

Six essays and one address outline Emerson's moral idealism and hint at later scepticism. In addition to title essay, this volume includes "History," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet" and "Experience," plus the Harvard Divinity School Address.

Synopsis:

Six essays and one address outline Emerson's moral idealism and hint at later scepticism. In addition to celebrated title essay, this volume includes "History," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet" and "Experience," plus the well-known Harvard Divinity School Address.


Synopsis:

See 'Bhagavad Gita'.

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

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486277905
Author:
Emerson, Ralph Waldo
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
American
Subject:
Short Stories (single author)
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
History - 19th Century
Subject:
Anthologies-Essays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Thrift Editions
Series Volume:
1933-1
Publication Date:
19931031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.25 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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Product details 128 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486277905 Reviews:
"Staff Pick" by ,

Self-Reliance and Other Essays contains selections from both Emerson's First and Second Series, plus the Harvard Divinity School Address. This little gem of a book offers a fine sampling of the transcendental idealism and reliance on the individual advocated by Emerson. "Nothing at last is sacred," he claimed, "but the integrity of your own mind."

"Synopsis" by ,
Six essays and one address outline Emerson's moral idealism and hint at later scepticism. In addition to title essay, this volume includes "History," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet" and "Experience," plus the Harvard Divinity School Address.

"Synopsis" by ,
Six essays and one address outline Emerson's moral idealism and hint at later scepticism. In addition to title essay, this volume includes "History," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet" and "Experience," plus the Harvard Divinity School Address.

"Synopsis" by , Six essays and one address outline Emerson's moral idealism and hint at later scepticism. In addition to celebrated title essay, this volume includes "History," "Friendship," "The Over-Soul," "The Poet" and "Experience," plus the well-known Harvard Divinity School Address.


"Synopsis" by , See 'Bhagavad Gita'.
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