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Author Kateb, George.

Title Emerson and self-reliance / George Kateb.

Published Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, [1995]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xxix, 221 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Modernity and political thought ; 8.
Modernity and political thought ; vol. 8.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Series Editor's Introduction / Morton Schoolman -- 1. Self-Reliance and the Life of the Mind -- 2. Redeeming the Frustrations of Experience -- 3. The Question of Religiousness -- 4. Friendship and Love -- 5. Individuality and Identity -- 6. Self-Reliance, Politics, and Society.
Summary 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 Foucault
Subject Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 -- Political and social views.
Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882. Self-reliance.
Literature and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
Self-reliance in literature.
Individualism in literature.
ISBN 0803938667 (cloth)
0803938675 (paper)