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Wild Fruits:  Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript

Wild Fruits : Thoreau's Rediscovered Last Manuscript
by Henry David Thoreau

 

The Life and Thought of Josiah Royce: Revised and Expanded Edition

The Life and Thought of Josiah Royce: Revised and Expanded Edition
by John Clendenning

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Individualism and Its Discontents : Appropriations of Emerson, 1880-1950 by Charles E. Mitchell
Classic American Philosophers
bulletJoseph Butler
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St. Louis Hegelians
From the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

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The common name given to a group of amateur philosophers founded and led by William Torrey Harris (1835-1909) and Hans Conrad Brokmeyer (1828-1906). Harris, a New Englander born in Connecticut and educated at Yale, first became acquainted with idealism through the Transcendentalists, mainly from his attendance in 1857 at the Orphic Seer's Conversations of Amos Bronson Alcott (1799-1888). The experience inspired Harris to leave Yale before obtaining a degree, and set off west to St. Louis to seek his vocation...   

Theosophy
From the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

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The main teachings of Theosophy (Gk. theosophia, "divine wisdom"), which are at the same time religious, philosophic, and scientific, may be summed up as follows: it postulates one eternal, immutable, all-pervading principle, the root of all manifestation. From that one existence comes forth periodically the whole universe, manifesting the two aspects of spirit and matter, life and form, positive and negative, "the two poles of nature between which the universe is woven."...

Joseph Butler
From the Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.

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Joseph Butler was born into a Presbyterian family at Wantage. He attended a dissenting academy, but then converted to the Church of England intent on an ecclesiastical career. Butler expressed distaste for Oxford's intellectual conventions while a student at Oriel College; he preferred the newer styles of thought, especially those of Locke, Shaftesbury and Hutcheson, leading Hume to characterize Butler as one of those "who have begun to put the science of man on a new footing, and have engaged the attention, and excited the curiosity of the public."  Butler benefited from the support of Samuel Clarke and the Talbot family... 

 

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