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From necessity to transcendentalism in Coleridge.

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Published in [London? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coleridge, Samuel Taylor, 1772-1834.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination59 p.
    Number of Pages59
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17975433M
    OCLC/WorldCa18930067

    This manifesto of Transcendentalism, based on earlier journal entries, sermons, and lectures, was soon followed by the important addresses "The American Scholar" and the "Divinity School Address" To show Emerson's aloofness from the Transcendentalists brotherhood, Professor Girard quotes from the famous lec- ture on the Transcendentalist where Emerson, taking for a while the point of view of the objectors, writes of the Trans- cendentalists that : " They are not good citizens He called nature "a history of the path to freedom" and encouraged a reunion of man's spirit with nature. So he remains aloof not for being too little but too much a Transcendentalist.

    The single issue of Elizabeth Peabody's Aesthetic Papers appeared in They saw the Enlightenment as the "cold-hearted attempt to extort knowledge from nature" that placed man above nature rather than as a harmonious part of it; conversely, they wanted to "improvise on nature as a great instrument. The second step in Emerson's metaphysics is his theory of evolution. Vathek by William Beckford and The Monk by Matthew Lewis were further notable early works in both the gothic and horror literary genres. Transcendentalism merged "English and German Romanticism, the Biblical criticism of Herder and Schleiermacher, the skepticism of Hume ", [1] and the transcendental philosophy of Immanuel Kant and of German Idealism more generallyinterpreting Kant's a priori categories as a priori knowledge.

    Individuality came to be recognized as a God-given right, a belief that holds as true today as it did during Emerson's life. As all Transcendentalists, according to Margaret Ful- ler's saying, Emerson was " a true Utilitarian. For him " the intellectual is the only reality. Poet Walt Whitman — was deeply moved by Emerson's thought and writing. Of self-reliance we find the origin in Emerson's true and practical Americanism, in his liking for initiative and freedom. Their ideas were seldom successfully put into action, but at least one attempt is worthy of mention.


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From necessity to transcendentalism in Coleridge. by Solomon Francis Gingerich Download PDF Ebook

He is not the visionary that others influenced by Swedenborg are, but he advocates an ecstatic, visionary approach to life and to knowledge. For him, in the kingdom of philosophy, were many mansions and he would not deny the right of entrance to either Montaigne, Shakespeare or Goethe.

Is it fair to recall that only copies were sold of Nature, Emer- son's first and anonymous book, while his different addresses and lectures since stirred the New England public, as recorded in particular by Lowell and Holmes after hearing Emerson's lecture on the American Scholar, that " intellectual Declaration of Independence" according to Holmes?

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As to his method, to answer the criticism of which he was well aware, which opposes a poetical to a dialectical exposition of truth, Emerson refers us to Plato for a possibility of blending dialectics and poetry without being unworthy the name of philosopher.

Neither publication was strictly a periodical of American Transcendentalism, but both included pieces by Emerson, Thoreau, and others. So he remains aloof not From necessity to transcendentalism in Coleridge. book being too little but too much a Transcendentalist. It is not. Kant proved that what we take as objectively real is to a greater extent than we are aware of actually an interpretation of reality.

In: Gravil R. Individuality came to be recognized as a God-given right, a belief that holds as true today as it did during Emerson's life. No one has ever From necessity to transcendentalism in Coleridge. book more powerfully of nature, of a rural childhood, and of the alienated and unstable self".

However, while individuals such as Emerson combined transcendentalism with spirituality, the essentially pantheistic nature of the theory paved the way for more materialistic and exploitative expression.

In fact his whole doctrine rests on a few a priori principles, a few ne varientur postu- lates around which circle all his thoughts. Nothing can be farther from the truth than the statement that " Emerson did not allow reason to take any interest in the affairs of the heart.

The mind is supreme, it is first and last. The structure of the universe literally duplicates the structure of the individual selfall knowledge, therefore, begins with self-knowledge.

Power is to be obtained by defying fate or predestination, which seem to work against humans, by exercising one's own spiritual and moral strength. The following we grant to Profes- sor Girard concerning Emerson, that Transcendentalism has been many things, that it begins with a disintegration within orthodox Unitarianism a phase represented by Channingthat, in bringing religion to more human and rational views there have been many steps.

It is through intuition that we come to know this other realm. Hence the ostracism against him. Novelist James Fenimore Cooper — vividly wrote about the frontier experience, life at sea, America's past, the wilderness, and the individual's relation to society.

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