Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American philosopher, essayist, and poet, best remembered for leading the Transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. His teachings directly influenced the growing New Thought movement of the mid-1800s. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society.
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Emerson published a substantial body of writing during his lifetime. His first book, Nature, appeared in 1836. Two volumes of Essays followed, then Poems, Nature, Addresses and Lectures, Representative Men, English Traits, The Conduct of Life, May-day and Other Pieces, Society and Solitude, Parnassus, and Letters and Social Aims.
Emerson as revealed in his journals is more spontaneous, more complex, more human and appealing than he appears in the published works. This man is the seeker rather than the sage; he records the turmoil, struggle, and questioning that preceded the serene and confident affirmations of the essays.
To go into solitude, a man needs to retire as much from his chamber as from society. I am not solitary whilst I read and write, though nobody is with me. But if a man would be alone, let him look at the stars. The rays that come from those heavenly worlds, will separate between him and what he touches.
Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) was a poet, an essayist and philosopher. When he was in Harvard, he studied many books related to Eastern and Western Philosophies including Hindu philosophies.
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For the first time, the extensive personal journals of Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882) are here made available in digital format, having been scanned and, ISBN 9780977785001.
Like Goethe, Emerson wanted to be the cultural historian and interpreter of his age--its business, politics, discoveries. The journals and notebooks included in this volume and covering in depth the years 1848 to 1851 reflect Emerson's preoccupations with the events of these often turbulent years in America. On his return to Concord from his successful lecture trip to England and visit to.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, Alfred R. Ferguson (1965). “Journals and Miscellaneous Notebooks of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Volume V: 1835-1838”, p.233, Harvard University Press.
EMERSON, RALPH WALDO. The American philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) resists easy classification. During his lifetime he was an influential public intellectual whose lectures drew large audiences throughout America and in England, and whose works were a fixture in households worldwide.