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Thoreau's Importance for Philosophy - Rick Anthony Furtak, Jonathan Ellsworth, James D. Reid
Thoreau's Importance for Philosophy - Rick Anthony Furtak, Jonathan Ellsworth, James D. Reid
 
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Edited by Rick Anthony Furtak, Jonathan Ellsworth, and James D. Reid. Thirteen views of Thoreau's writing in relation to philosophical themes. ancient and modern. Contents: Locating Thoreau, reorienting philosophy / James D. Reid, Rick Anthony Furtak, and Jonathan Ellsworth ; Thoreau and Emersonian perfectionism / Stanley Bates ; Thoreau and the body / Russell B. Goodman ; Speaking extravagantly : philosophical territory and eccentricity in Walden / James D. Reid ; In wildness is the preservation of the world : Thoreau's environmental ethics / Philip J. Cafaro ; Articulating a huckleberry cosmos : Thoreau's environmental ethics / Laura Dassow Walls ; The value of being : Thoreau on appreciating the beauty of the world / Rick Anthony Furtak ; Thoreau's moral epistemology and its contemporary relevance / Alfred I. Tauber ; How Walden works : Thoreau and the Socratic art of provocation / Jonathan Ellsworth ; Wonder and affliction : Thoreau's Dionysian world / Edward F. Mooney ; An Emerson gone mad : Thoreau's American cynicism / Douglas R. Anderson ; Henry David Thoreau : the Asian thread / Robert Kuhn McGregor ; The impact of Thoreau's political activism / Paul Friedrich ; Walden revisited : an interview with Stanley Cavell / interviewed by Rick Anthony Furtak. This book was reviewed in Thoreau Society Bulletin 279, Fall 2012, p. 5.
Published August, 2012 by Fordham University Press. Hard Cover, 6 x 9 inch format, 314 pp.

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