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Henry David Thoreau and the moral agency of knowing

by Alfred I. Tauber

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Philosophy,
    • Thoreau, Henry David, 1817-1862 -- Ethics,
    • Knowledge, Theory of, in literature,
    • Romanticism -- United States,
    • Positivism

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-301) and index.

      StatementAlfred I. Tauber.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3057.P4 T38 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 317 p. ;
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6796562M
      ISBN 100520225279
      LC Control Number00068283

      Henry David Thoreau (–) was an American philosopher, poet, and environmental scientist whose major work, Walden, draws upon each of these identities in meditating on the concrete problems of living in the world as a human sought to revive a conception of philosophy as a way of life, not only a mode of reflective thought and discourse. Henry David Thoreau and the Moral Agency of Knowing. University of California, Berkeley. ISBN ; Thoreau, Henry David. Collected Essays and Poems. Elizabeth Hall Witherell, editor, Library of America, ) ISBN _____. I to Myself: An Annotated Selection from the Journal of Henry D. Thoreau. Jeffrey S. Cramer.

        Henry David Thoreau’s revered account of the period he spent living a self-consciously simple life in a cabin at Walden Pond is set to be adapted for the 21st century, to make the classic text. The first full-length account of Thoreau’s fascination with Indians, tracing an evolution from early romantic savagism to greater firsthand knowledge and discovery. In-depth treatments of A Week, Walden, The Maine Woods, and Thoreau’s massive Indian notebooks. Tauber, Alfred I. Henry David Thoreau and the Moral Agency of Knowing. Berkeley.

      A stylistic analysis of Henry David Thoreau’s Walden in the development of Walden Pond, just because of Thoreau’s book. the experiment of Walden creates fissures between moral agency. Henry David Thoreau and the Moral Agency of Knowing By Alfred I. Tauber University of California Press, Read preview Overview The Correspondence of Henry D. Thoreau | – - Vol. 1 By Henry David Thoreau; Robert N. Hudspeth Princeton University Press,


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Introduction. There is no account of the blue sky in history. Thoreau, January 7,Journal 3,p. Would you see your mind—look at the sky. Thoreau, JanuJournal 4,p. Henry David Thoreau lived in an age of keen observers, and he was very much a man of his time.

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Tauber at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be :   In his graceful philosophical account, Alfred I. Tauber shows why Thoreau still seems so relevant today—more relevant in many respects than he seemed to his contemporaries. Although Thoreau has been skillfully and thoroughly examined as a writer, naturalist, mystic, historian, social thinker, Transcendentalist, and lifelong student, we may find in Tauber's portrait of Thoreau the.

Praise For Henry David Thoreau and the Moral Agency of Knowing "A splendidly written book Richardson's critical discussions of the journals, "Walden, "Cape Cod, and the other works are invariably illuminating and cast a new light on Thoreau's sometimes cross-grained but fascinating personality.".

present, the meeting of two eternities. (“God himself culminates in the present moment” [Walden,p. 97].)(Cavellp) Our enslavement to conventional time, whether posed philosophically (as the exclusiveness of the present) or socially (as the superfluous labor of man, the frivolous social dictates, and the like), concerns Thoreau because it obscures two cardinal human projects.

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Although Thoreau has. Henry David Thoreau was caught at a critical turn in the history of science, between the ebb of Romanticism and the rising tide of positivism.

This book shows how he responded to the challenges posed by the new ideal of objectivity not by rejecting the scientific world view, but by. Henry David Thoreau was born David Henry Thoreau in Concord, Massachusetts, into the "modest New England family" of John Thoreau, a pencil maker, and Cynthia Dunbar.

His paternal grandfather had been born on the UK crown dependency island of Jersey. His maternal grandfather, Asa Dunbar, led Harvard's student "Butter Rebellion", the first recorded student protest in the American mater: Harvard College.

There is no account of the blue sky in history. Thoreau, January 7,Journal 3,p. Would you see your mind–look at the sky. Thoreau, JanuJournal 4,p. Henry David Thoreau lived in an age of keen observers, and he was very much a man of his time.

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""How vain it is to sit down to write when you have not stood up to live,"" Henry David Thoreau once observed. The American poet, essayist and philosopher certainly held himself to that standard -- living out the tenets of Transcendentalism, recounting the experience in his masterpiece, Walden (), and passionately advocating human rights and civil liberties in the famous essay, Civil.

Writings of Henry D. Thoreau. Princeton University Press, Shanley, J. Lyndon. The Making of Walden, with the Text of the First Version. The University of Chicago Press, Tauber, Alfred I. Henry David Thoreau and the Moral Agency of Knowing, University of California Press, Thoreau, Henry David.

A Week on the Concord and. Richardson, Robert D. Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind. University of California Press Berkeley and Los Angeles. ISBN ; Tauber, Alfred I. Henry David Thoreau and the Moral Agency of Knowing.

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