Ralph Waldo Emerson was a great moral philosopher. One of his principle contributions is the theory of self-reliance, a view of democratic individuality. 'Nietzsche was Emerson's best reader, ' and George Kateb provides an accessible reading of Emerson that is friendly to the interests of Nietzsche and to later Nietzscheans such as Weber, Heidegger, Arendt, and FoucaultThough I believe that self-reliance in its highest Emersonian form is a method of intellect, it presents itself memorably as a principle for the conduct of a whole life. In the essay, aquot;Self-Reliance, aquot; Emerson mingles reflections on mentalanbsp;...
|Title||:||Emerson and Self-Reliance|
|Publisher||:||Rowman & Littlefield - 2002-01-01|