Self-Reliance and Other Essays

Self-Reliance and Other Essays

By Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • Release Date : 2012-03-06
  • Genre : Essays
  • FIle Size : 0.81 MB

Description

Self-Reliance and Other Essays 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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