About the BookA soul-satisfying collection of 12 essays by the noted philosopher and poet who embraced independence, rejected conformity, and loved nature. Includes the title essay, plus Character, Intellect, Spiritual Laws, Circles, and others.
Book SynopsisHe was an ordained minister, renowned orator, and beloved author and poet whose ideas on nature, philosophy, and religion influenced authors such as Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman. Through his writings, Emerson ardently professed the importance of being an individual, resisting the comfort of conformity, and creating an art of living in harmony with nature. This soul-satisfying anthology of twelve favorite essays is a treasure.
About the AuthorRalph Waldo Emerson (1803-82) was renowned as a lecturer and author. His ideas on nature, philosophy, religion, and literature influenced many other writers, including Henry David Thoreau and Walt Whitman.