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Essays & Correspondence
  • Author:
    John T. Lysaker
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    Indiana University Press (January 4, 2010)
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    222 pages
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In their new book, John T. Lysaker and William Rossi have assembled a set of excellent scholarly essays that situate Emerson and Thoreau in the tradition of Western thinking about friendship stretching from Plato to Derrida. Times Literary Supplement).

In their new book, John T. This thought-provoking collection offers valuable insights not only about Emerson and Thoreau but also about the ways in which their views of friendship resonate today. December 2010, Vol. 83, no. 4 (The New England Quarterly).

Emerson and Thoreau are lumped together in the American cultural . On the terms I think Lysaker and Rossi want to be taken, their book would have to treat the reader like a Thoreauvian or Emersonian friend, an. .

Emerson and Thoreau are lumped together in the American cultural memory for their leading roles in American transcendentalism, and also for their personal relationship. On the terms I think Lysaker and Rossi want to be taken, their book would have to treat the reader like a Thoreauvian or Emersonian friend, and rather than simply harmonize with the views they already hold, hit notes of resonance that lead the reader to a richer self.

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Of the great American intellectuals, few are as intriguing as Emerson and Thoreau. If Emerson and Thoreau were friends, why did they describe friendship as an unattainable ideal?

Of the great American intellectuals, few are as intriguing as Emerson and Thoreau. If Emerson and Thoreau were friends, why did they describe friendship as an unattainable ideal?

This lively volume explores the theme of friendship in the lives and works of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau

This lively volume explores the theme of friendship in the lives and works of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Written from diverse perspectives, the essays offer close readings of selected texts and draw on letters and journals to offer a comprehensive view of how Emerson's and Thoreau's friendships took root and bolstered their individual political, social, and ethical projects.

History & Surveys Philosophy Books. John Lysaker; William Rossi American Philosophy. Indiana University Press. General History & Surveys Philosophy Books. Emerson & Thoreau : Figures of Friendship. John Lysaker; William Rossi. Walmart 9780253221438. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. Emerson and Thoreau presents important reflections on the role of friendship in the lives of individuals and in global culture.

Emerson and Skepticism: A Reading of Friendship, in Lysaker, John T. and Rossi, William (ed., Emerson and Thoreau: Figures of Friendship. Goodman, Russell B. 2015. American Philosophy before Pragmatism. Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, pp. 70–85. Oxford University Press. Kierkegaard, Søren 1968. Concluding Unscientific Postscript, trans. Swenson, David F. and Lowrie, Walter. Princeton University Press. Marshall, Megan 2013. Margaret Fuller: A New American Life. Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Ralph Waldo Emerson was the leading figure of American .

Ralph Waldo Emerson was the leading figure of American Transcendentalism, and had a great influence on later thinkers. Transcendentalism was largely a reaction against rationalism and Calvinism. In his book Nature, Emerson argues that nature acts as an intermediary between man and the divine. Emerson thought that it’s possible to legitimately have beliefs that are not falsifiable. Part of what differentiated Thoreau from many other philosophers is that he didn’t prescribe one form of the good life; he believed that each person had to figure it out for themselves.

This lively volume explores the theme of friendship in the lives and works of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Written from diverse perspectives, the essays offer close readings of selected texts and draw on letters and journals to offer a comprehensive view of how Emerson’s and Thoreau’s friendships took root and bolstered their individual political, social, and ethical projects. This collection explores how Emerson and Thoreau, in their own ways, conceived of friendship as the creation of shared meaning in light of personal differences, tragedy and loss, and changing life circumstances. Emerson and Thoreau presents important reflections on the role of friendship in the lives of individuals and in global culture.