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The political Emerson

essential writings on politics and social reform

by Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Published by Beacon Press in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Social problems,
  • Antislavery movements
    • Subjects:
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1815-1861,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1861-1865,
    • United States -- Social conditions -- To 1865,
    • Social problems -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
    • Antislavery movements -- United States -- History -- 19th century

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209).

      StatementRalph Waldo Emerson ; edited by David M. Robinson.
      ContributionsRobinson, David, 1947-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE415.6 .E472 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination212 p. ;
      Number of Pages212
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3290882M
      ISBN 100807077232
      LC Control Number2004006392

      Ralph Waldo Emerson has a complicated political legacy owing at least in part to his own intermittent and hesitant political activism, crass racism, and fierce individualism. Despite this, a steady stream of political philosophers have attended to Emerson. No blind follower of government or society, Emerson was an independent and original thinker who often argued eloquently for the right to dissent. Here are the very best of his vintage essays on politics and social reform. A Beacon Press Book.

      Get this from a library! The political Emerson: essential writings on politics and social reform. [Ralph Waldo Emerson; David Robinson] -- "Ralph Waldo Emerson () never considered himself a political thinker. And yet he rose to prominence during one of the most turbulent times in U.S. history. As a result, political . Emerson M.S. Niou is Professor of Political Science at Duke is the co-author of The Balance of Power (Cambridge University Press) and his current projects include studies of institutions and governance, theories of voting, and politics of alliance formation.. Peter C. Ordeshook is Professor of Political Cited by: 2.

        This book discusses voting procedures in collective decision-making. Drawing on well-established election processes from all over the world, the author presents a voting procedure that . "Politics" is an essay written by Ralph Waldo Emerson. It is part of his Essays: Second Series, published in A premier philosopher, poet and leader of American transcendentalism, he used this essay to .


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