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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Volume I – Nature, Addresses & Lectures Nature: Introduction Chapter I. Nature Chapter II. Commodity Chapter III. Beauty Chapter IV. Language Chapter V. Discipline Chapter VI. Idealism Chapter VII. Spirit Chapter VIII. Prospects The American Scholar Divinity School Address Literary Ethics The Method of Nature Man the Reformer Introductory Lecture on the Times The Conservative…

Resources

Ralph Waldo Emerson Resources and Links The School of Practical Philosophy – RWE.org is the result of remarkable influence and inspiration from the School of Practical Philosophy's Emerson teacher, Mrs. Barbara Solowey M.A. Lapis Online – The inner meaning of contemporary life The Philosophy Foundation – The Philosophy Foundation is a school for the development…

Books on Emerson

The Ralph Waldo Emerson Bookstore (Click the Book Cover to Order) [Note: prices shown may change due to Amazon’s dictates] “It is not a great matter how long men refuse to believe in the advent of peace; war is on its last legs; and a universal peace is as sure as is the prevalence of…

Old Friends

Influences and Old Friends Socrates The philosopher Socrates remains, as he was in his lifetime (469–399 B.C.E.),[1] an enigma, an inscrutable individual who, despite having written nothing, is considered one of the handful of philosophers who forever changed how philosophy itself was to be conceived. All our information about him is second-hand and most of…

Time Line

A CHRONOLOGY OF RALPH WALDO EMERSON’S LIFE 1803 – born May 25 in Boston to William Emerson and Ruth Haskins Emerson 1807 – (April 26), death of brother John Clarke 1811 – (May 12) father, William Emerson, dies 1812-17 – attends Boston Latin School 1817-21 – attends Harvard College, in a rather undistinguished manner 1820 –…

Biography

Ralph Waldo Emerson Biography Expanded Biographies   Life of Ralph Waldo Emersonby Nathan Haskell Dole   Ralph Waldo Emerson:An Estimation of His Character and Geniusby A. Bronson Alcott Emerson, Ralph Waldo Born May 25, 1803, in Boston, Massachusetts, United States; died of complications resulting from pneumonia, April 27, 1882, in Concord, Massachusetts, United States; son…

Volumes VII – XII

Vol VII – Society and Solitude  Chapter I  Society and Solitude   Chapter II  Civilization  Chapter III  Art  Chapter IV  Eloquence  Chapter V  Domestic Life  Chapter VI  Farming  Chapter VII  Works and Days  Chapter VIII  Books  Chapter IX  Clubs  Chapter X Courage  Chapter XI Success  Chapter XII  Old Age Vol VIII – Letters and Social Aims…