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Emerson and the Conduct of Life: Pragmatism and Ethical Purpose in the Later Work
In Emerson and the Conduct of Life, David M. Robinson describes Ralph Waldo Emerson's evolution from mystic to pragmatist, stressing the importance of Emerson's undervalued later writing. Emerson's reputation has rested on the addresses and essays of the 1830s and 1840s, in which he propounded a version of transcendental idealism, and memorably portrayed moments of ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published March 31st 2008 by Cambridge University Press
(first published October 29th 1993)
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