16)The totality of the universe in Zen philosphy has an affinity with that in American transcendentalism
Such qualities hint at a possible relation between primarily European, twenty-first century, science-based Transdisciplinarity and nineteenth century, humanities-based American Transcendentalism, and in the present essay I explore what Textual Potamology might owe to the latter, as well as how it might participate in the former.
The "trans" of American Transcendentalism has less to do with a rising above than with a thinking across, beyond, behind customary practices, and the same may be said of Transdisciplinarity.
Another version of these properties of Transdisciplinarity-complex Nature, different ways of seeing, active intellectual movement--can be found in American Transcendentalism.
This book on American transcendentalism, a culmination and extension of his past work, brilliantly synthesizes religious, intellectual and cultural history, providing a rich and essential account of the movement.
There's nothing perfunctory or dryly academic about American Transcendentalism.
But in American Transcendentalism, a new history of generous scope and considerable depth, Philip F.
Modern students of US writers Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau, and of their American Transcendentalism
, seem to have missed the fact that both the writers and the movement enthusiastically incorporated Asian literature and philosophy, reports Goto (emeritus English, Rikkyo U.
Clarence Louis Frank Gohdes, The Periodicals of American Transcendentalism
(Duke UP, 1931), 33.
It is worthwhile to consider that it is during this depression that American transcendentalism
in New England emerged and grew.
7) For full-length studies of the impact of Asian texts on American Transcendentalists, see Arthur Christy, The Orient in American Transcendentalism: A Study of Emerson, Thoreau, and Alcott (Columbia UP, 1932); Carl Jackson, The Oriental Religions and American Thought: Nineteenth-Century Explorations (Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981); and most recently, Arthur Versluis, American Transcendentalism and Asian Religions (Oxford UP, 1993).
Kennikat Press, 1971); Christy, The Orient in American Transcendentalism, pp.
Cf Perry Miller, "From Edwards to Emerson," in American Transcendentalism