transcendentalism


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any system of philosophy emphasizing the intuitive and spiritual above the empirical and material

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It asks the viewer to dig deeper, beyond a superficial glimpse, and also sends me off to consider other contemporary takes on Thoreau and Transcendentalism.
The actual discussion of the relationship between nineteenth-century American Transcendentalism and anarchism comes about halfway through the book, and makes up less than one third of the text.
Nineteenth-Century Prose has previously published two pieces that involved Margaret Fuller: Phyllis Cole's "Fuller's Transatlantic Life," a review essay on Charles Capper's two-volume biography, Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life-, and Mike Branch's 'Transcendentalisms," a review essay on three volumes about transcendentalism by Susan Cheever, Barbara Packer, and Philip Gura.
Although Orestes Brownson was part of the Transcendentalist movement, he renounced both Transcendentalism and Liberalism when he converted to Catholicism around 1840.
As it turns out, by the times Ives mailed out copies of the "Concord" Sonata and his Essays, in 1921, transcendentalism was passe; what actually made some take notice of his music in the 1920s was "its deployment of novel techniques: the dissonances, microtonal experiments, spatial effects, and unusual schemes for pitch organization" (32).
As opposed to Emerson's high-flown and broadminded Transcendentalism, Ransom and Tate explicated what they felt was straightforward, pragmatic social theory and philosophy--their so-called Agrarian ideal--alongside which (particularly in their poetry) they counterpoised a loamy combination of dark, modernist forebodings leavened with traditional romanticism, classicism, and Metaphysical conceits.
This model is distinguished by privileging the web of economic life that surrounds economic action, the elevation of the a posteriori empirical over the a priori rational for driving economic change, the rejection of performative intervention of economic theory into material economies, immanentist Daoism and Confucianism as opposed to Protestant transcendentalism, the rejection of the notion of "externalities" to economic exchange (what the West would call "externalities" being instead understood as an integral part of the web of economic exchange), a relational versus individualist understanding of property rights, and relational understandings of risk (particularly between generations of a family and in long-term guanxi-like business relations.
The major difference between two philosophies is that Transcendentalism had been deeply involved, although indirectly, with polity and society, always critical of institutions of state, while Kashmir Shaivism only focuses on man's potential to attain supreme consciousness through realization.
In the 1990s, works such as Len Gougeon's Virtue's Hero (1990), Phyllis Cole's Mary Moody Emerson and the Origins of Transcendentalism (1998), and Albert J.
Teresa Requena Pelegri examines Hawthorne's criticisms of Transcendentalism in his stories "The Celestial Railroad," "Earth's Holocaust," "The Old Manse," or "The Minister's Black Veil.
Transcendentalism, Spiritualism, and Unitarianism were prompted in part by radicalism rather than the reverse.
BIOGRAPHY - Matteson won a Pulitzer Prize for his dual biography of Bronson and Louisa May Alcott; here he examines the life of the 19th-century writer and leading figure in New England transcendentalism.
The artist's work could be seen by some viewers as an ode to transcendentalism, an idea conveyed by the man's right foot stepping into void.
Institutional critique and relational aesthetics, two main stratagems of the exhibition, are steeped in transcendentalism (a philosophical reaction to rationalism) without being aware that they are.
Transcendentalism for Foucault is therefore much more than a historically determined philosophical option, shared by Kant, the neo-Kantians, and Husserl's phenomenology.