3 edition of French Philosophers And New England Transcendentalism found in the catalog.
January 17, 2007
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||116|
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: French Philosophers and New-England Transcendentalism. (): Walter L. Leighton: Books. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Leighton, Walter Leatherbee, French philosophers and New-England transcendentalism.
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As for Kant, some of the Transcendentalists — Frederic Henry Hedge and Theodore Parker, for example — were able to read his work in the original German. Others, including Emerson, read Kant in English translation. The ideas of Kant and other intuitive philosophers were also disseminated through the writings of British and French authors.
Its new heavens and new earth were made visible, if but for a moment, and in a wintry season. Hence, when we speak of Transcendentalism, we mean New England Transcendentalism.
New England furnished the only plot of ground on the planet, where the transcendental philosophy had a chance to show what it was and what it proposed. Transcendentalism was an American literary movement that emphasized the importance and equality of the individual.
It began in the s in America and was heavily influenced by German philosophers including Johann Wolfgang von Goethe and Immanuel Kant, along with English writers like William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Transcendentalism was first and foremost a religious phenomenon, and that is exactly where Gura begins his study.
“The intellectual genealogy of Transcendentalism,” Gura notes, “began in early nineteenth-century New England among clergymen caught up in unresolved theological battles initiated more than half a century earlier” (p. 23).Author: Sterling F.
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Shop Transcendentalism books at Alibris. In American Transcendentalism: A History, Philp Gura provides a comprehensive study of the origins, varieties, and influences of transcendentalism in shows transcendentalism to be a unique blend of European and American thought.
Transcendentalism emerged against the backdrop of New England Calvinist Christianity/5. Ralph Waldo Emerson ( – Ap ) was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the midth century.
He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1, public lectures across Alma mater: Harvard Divinity School.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, (bornBoston, Massachusetts, U.S.—died ApConcord, Massachusetts), American lecturer, poet, and essayist, the leading exponent of New England Transcendentalism. Early life and works. Emerson was the son of the Reverend William Emerson, a Unitarian clergyman and friend of the arts.
The son inherited the profession of divinity, which had. The transcending, or going beyond, empiricism, and ascertaining a priori the fundamental principles of human knowledge. Ambitious and imaginative vagueness in thought, imagery, or diction. A philosophy which holds that reasoning is key to understanding reality (associated with Kant); philosophy which stresses intuition and spirituality (associated.
The New England Transcendentalists derived their initial vision largely under the influence of Unitarian minister William Ellery Channing (–). Although no satisfactory complete list can be given, the principal representatives of these Transcendentalists are Amos Bronson Alcott (–), Ralph Waldo Emerson (–), Margaret Fuller (–), Frederic Henry Hedge ( Transcendentalism is a school of philosophical thought that developed in 19th century America.
Important trancendentalist thinkers include Ralph Waldo Emerson, Margaret Fuller, and Henry David Thoreau. The transcendentalists supported women's rights and the abolition of slavery, and were critical of organized religion and government. French Philosophers and New-England Transcendentalism.
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Henry David Thoreau (see name pronunciation; J – May 6, ) was an American essayist, poet, and philosopher. A leading transcendentalist, he is best known for his book Walden, a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings, and his essay "Civil Disobedience" (originally published as "Resistance to Civil Government"), an argument for disobedience to an unjust mater: Harvard College.
In the s, the philosophy of Transcendentalism arose in New England. Some of its most famous adherents, including Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, are still regarded as leading American thinkers today.* American Transcendentalism thus began in the ’s as Emerson interacted with Longfellow, Whittier, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Thoreau and Lowell.
This influential group of people were all born within a few years and a few miles of each other in New England. * Transcendentalism was the beginning of American interest in Oriental thought.An Overview of American Transcendentalism.
Later, the piece was expanded to the book Woman in the Nineteenth Century (). She then left New England scene completely to become first literary reviewer and then reporter on social issues for the New York Tribune.