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eBook Emerson and Self-Reliance (Modernity and Political Thought) ePub

by George Kateb Princeton University

  • ISBN: 0803938675
  • Category: Social Sciences
  • Subcategory: Other
  • Author: George Kateb Princeton University
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; 1 edition (October 4, 1994)
  • Pages: 260
  • ePub book: 1329 kb
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Kateb has written this book to bring Emerson into our conception of modernity. Bibliographic Details. Title: Emerson and Self-Reliance (Modernity and.

Kateb has written this book to bring Emerson into our conception of modernity. Kateb gives a reading of Emerson which is friendly to the interests of Nietzsche and to later Nietzscheans including Weber, Heidegger, Arendt and Foucault. About the Author: George Kateb is William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University.

Emerson and Self-Reliance (Modernity and Political Thought) ) . Kateb has written this book to bring Emerson into our conception of modernity.

Emerson and Self-Reliance (Modernity and Political Thought) ) During much of his life in the early 1800s, Ralph Waldo Emerson was considered as a radical thinker. 38675/?tag prabook0b-20. The Inner Ocean: Individualism and Democratic Culture (Contestations: Cornell Studies in Political Theory) by Kateb, George (1994) Paperback.

David Bromwich, Yale University "This superb new book by George Kateb sets a new standard in the generosity it bestows on almost every aspect of Emerson's thinking. -American Literature This prod. Результаты поиска по книге. Emerson and self-reliance Modernity and political thought (Том 8) Interpersonal Violence: The Practice Series (Том 8).

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David Bromwich, Yale University "This superb new book by George Kateb sets a new standard in the generosity it bestows .

Ralph Waldo Emerson was a great moral philosopher. One of his principle contributions is the theory of self-reliance, a view of democratic individuality. During much of his life, Emerson was considered a radical thinker, and his opposition to established religious opinion was scandalous. Emerson's deep commitment to individualism was at the root of his critique, and his articulation of individualism was constant, whether aimed against the group mind or against institutional constrictions.

Emerson’s philosophy of Self-Reliance privileged individual over collective action, and personal experience over concern for distant evils. Emerson was most successful in synthesizing self-reliance with abolitionism when he urged resistance to the Fugitive Slave Law: individuals who resisted the law displayed self-reliance of the kind Emerson celebrated. He also admired the self-reliance of individual fugitive slaves, despite his doubts about the capacities of the black race in general and his ranking Anglo-Saxons over other races and peoples

George Kateb ) virtue. In addition to Bildung qua self-culture, another basic sense of Emersonian Bildung is education, and Emerson often deals with educational themes in his treatments of self-culture

Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (2002). Emerson knows that virtue begins but does not end in imitation. In addition to Bildung qua self-culture, another basic sense of Emersonian Bildung is education, and Emerson often deals with educational themes in his treatments of self-culture. In the final section, I return to the specifics of Emerson’s sense of Bildung, saying a few words on the alleged elitism of the term, and in particular, its neglected religious overtones.

Emerson and Self-Reliance (Modernity and Political Thought). Published April 9th 2002 by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Author(s): George Kateb.

There are few writers since Emerson who have even attempted this sort of thing, let alone succeeded at i. ateb refuses to simplify. Kateb acknowledges Lincoln's intellect and political skills - he believes Lincoln was probably the only person alive at the time who could have both saved the Union and freed the slaves - but his is not an uncritical analysis; Kateb is sympathetic, but no cheerleader.

During much of his life in the early 1800s, Ralph Waldo Emerson was considered as a radical thinker. His opposition to established religious opinion and to slavery was scandalous. It was Emerson′s deep commitment to individualism that is at the root of his disdain. His articulation of individualism is constant, whether aimed against the group mind or institutional constrictions. Kateb has written this book to bring Emerson into our conception of modernity. Kateb gives a reading of Emerson which is friendly to the interests of Nietzsche and to later Nietzscheans including Weber, Heidegger, Arendt and Foucault.